Heroic puppy awarded ‘Dog of the Year’ after saving owner from rattlesnake bite

Heroic puppy awarded ‘Dog of the Year’ after saving owner from rattlesnake bite

Todd was bit in the face by the snake as he walked alongside Paula Godwin (Picture: Paula Godwin /Caters News)Fortunately Ms Godwin was able to quickly scoop Todd and her other dog Copper up into her arms and reach a veterinary hospital within ten minutes.

Woman saved from rattlesnake after 'sweet hero' puppy jumps in front of her

Woman saved from rattlesnake after 'sweet hero' puppy jumps in front of her

“My hero of a puppy Todd saved me,” she wrote Friday on a Facebook post featuring photos of her injured dog, who took a bite to his face. She later posted a photo of herself with her dog, providing an update on the pup.

German shepherd, pit bulls, rottweiler: Dangerous dogs should be banned

German shepherd, pit bulls, rottweiler: Dangerous dogs should be banned

The statistics don’t lie.Brock Champion required seven stitches after being bitten on the face by an american staffordshire terrier cross bull mastif in the Sydney suburb of Blacktown — one of 13,000 people to attend hospital after a dog bite each year.Source:SuppliedAccording to the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, around 13,000 people each year attend hospital emergency departments in Australia for dog bite injuries.