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Golden retriever saves owner from rattlesnake bite in Arizona

Posted at 4:21 PM, Jul 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-02 13:35:41-04

ANTHEM, Ariz. — A golden retriever is being credited with saving his owner from a rattlesnake in Anthem on Friday.

According to a Facebook post from Paula Godwin, she was on a hike with her dogs near 7th Street and Carefree when she almost stepped on a rattlesnake.

Godwin said her dog, Todd, jumped in front of her leg where she "surely would have got bit."

The brave dog is expected to be OK.