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Arizona puppy saves owner from rattlesnake bite

Posted: 9:38 AM, Jul 02, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-02 10:38:40-04

One Arizona woman is praising her golden retriever puppy after she says he saved her from a rattlesnake. 

Paula Godwin said on Facebook that her dog Todd jumped in to save her after she almost stepped on the snake while they were on a walking in Arizona.

In a Facebook post, Goodwin says that Todd moved in front of her leg and was bit in the face by the snake. Photos shared by Godwin on Facebook show some of the injuries Todd received. 

Todd received medical attention is expected to make a full recovery. Godwin has also started a GoFundMe page to help pay for unexpected medical expenses for other dogs.