Puppy jumps in front of owner to save her from rattlesnake

Paula Godwin's pup Todd jumped in front of her to save her from being bitten by a rattlesnake.
Paula Godwin's pup Todd jumped in front of her to save her from being bitten by a rattlesnake. Photo credit: Facebook/Paula Godwin

In an adorable act of bravery, a golden retriever pup jumped in front of its owner to save her from a rattlesnake. 

Arizona woman Paula Godwin posted on Facebook she was walking her dogs, Cooper and Todd, on June 29.

Todd jumped in front Ms Godwin to save her from stepping on a rattlesnake, injuring himself. 

"My hero of a puppy Todd saved me. He jumped right in front of my leg were I surely would have got bit. This is what a hero looks like, please say a little prayer for my sweet hero," the post reads.

Todd was bitten on the face while Ms Godwin was uninjured. Todd is expected to make a full recovery.

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