Puppy Saves Owner From Being Bit By Rattlesnake In Arizona

Aaron Brown
July 3, 2018

A puppy is on the mend after jumping in front of a rattlesnake to protect his owner in Arizona Friday.

Paula Godwin, of Anthem, Ariz., said she was walking her dog, "Todd", early Friday morning on a hiking trail when she says she encountered a rattlesnake.

Unfortunately, the snake bit the dog, right in the face!

A golden retriever named Todd saved his owner from a rattlesnake that consequently bit him in the face. Todd's swollen snout can be seen in the photos Godwin shared on social media. It was a handsome morning but as we were walking down the hill I literally nearly stepped on a ... rattlesnake. "This is what a hero looks like please say a little prayer for my sweet hero".

But it was her golden retriever "Todd" to the rescue!

A GoFundMe has been created on behalf of Todd to help other dogs and owners with anti-venom payments.

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According to Matt Nelson, who runs We Rate Dogs, Todd's post "shattered all of our records".

Godwin provided an update to the pup's condition Sunday, saying her pet is healing from the attack.

Todd noticed the rattlesnake coming towards them before Goodwin did. She also thanked the pup's many fans on the internet for their support and kindness.

Godwin described the attack on Facebook. She said her fearless dog is doing "so well", and she is amazed by how quickly he is recovering from the potentially-deadly bite.

The courageous pup is expected to fully recover.

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