Family Dog Saves Little Girl From a Rattlesnake

Haus, the German shepherd risked his life to protect the life of one of his family members.
1:42 | 05/15/16

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Finally tonight, the family dog that jumped into action to save a little girl from a rattlesnake. Haus the German shepherd risking his life and, as ABC's Ron Claiborne tells us, so many jumping into action to return the favor. Reporter: 7-year-old Molly Deluca and her family dog Haus are inseparable. That bond may have saved her life. Last Wednesday, Molly was out in the backyard with Haus. The dog came into contact with a highly poisonous rattlesnake, LE leapt into action. They jumped back and go forward. He was holding his ground. Next thing we know there's blood and he was limping and crying. Reporter: The rattler bit Haus three times in the leg but he never got to the little girl. Haus was rushed to a vet clinic. Hi, baby. Reporter: Where he underwent emergency treatment with an anti-venom. For the past four days it's been touch and go. You want some water? Reporter: And through it all, Molly has been there by his side. The treatment Haus is getting is intensive and expensive. Over $9,000 so far. To cover the cost the family set up a gofundme site. Money came pouring in, more than $50,000 so far. The Delucas said they don't need any more donations. Haus is getting better every day. He's getting the best of care and a large dose of love from one little girl. Ron Claiborne, ABC news, new York. The best kind of care there is. Have a great Saturday. "Good morning America" and "This

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