German Shepherd Saves 7-Year-Old Owner From Rattlesnake

A rescue German Shepherd is being hailed a hero after saving his 7-year-old owner from a rattlesnake behind the family's home in Tampa.
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Christina what would you do to save your best friend. As humans we have to think about the consequences of our decisions intact in Arlington could be the issue I guess that's what's so great about dogs. He came between her and the snake. And it's evident by his in his injuries. On Wednesday guided Deluca says her daughter Molly was playing with her best friend a German shepherd named pots working in the grass behind their home. With the deadly eastern diamond back rattlesnake and like he's done on rainy days and rides to school Hoss never left Molly side. He just got struck again and again I guess that he just stayed there he went and it's like and. Pats plus suffered three strikes to his left arm now recovering at blue pearl pet hospital. Receiving several doses of costly anti dead. I don't I don't know of anybody that could easily pay for something like that. With around the clock care and the anti venom. The bill could be north of 9000 dollars a go fun meet Paige has been set out to help pay the bill and more importantly. Bring Hoss home. I'm really grateful that he. Loves us so much that he would get his life to protect us. Is there is some kinds of no greater Levin taught him. A new tip on camera poll. ABC action news.

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