Hero Dog Takes Two Rattlesnake Bites To Save Owner’s Life

The pet dog is the most loyαl good friend one can have. They are always all set to assist and prоtесt their owners, regardless of what. They will also risk their life to do so.

This was shown recently by α dog named Marley who is a Labrador Retriever when he bravely conserved his owner from a rattlesnake, and also he himself obtained [ᴀᴛᴛᴀᴄᴋᴇᴅ] by thҽ serpent.

Alex Loredo, 18, was doing laundry recently at his family’s house in San Diego when Marley came to his rescue. The family’s laundry room is separated from their house, so Loredo walked outside after hearing the dryer’s buzzer. After stepping outside, the teen heard rattling underneath a table, a foot away from him. Underneath the table was a rattlesnake ready to strike.

“Before I could even turn, Marley had run out the door, pushed me out of the way, and gotten in between the snake and me,” Loredo continued. “My heart just dropped. My first thought was, ‘Oh no, I’m going to lose my best friend. “


The rattlesnake [ʙ.ɪ.ᴛ] Marley twice, ‘one on his tongue and the other on his neck’, Loredo said. The snake left after striking and Loredo sought medical care for his dog.

“It was complete panic,” he said.

Veterinarians at the animal hospital gave Marley two doses of antivenom and Marley stayed overnight for two days. He then returned home to recover. The hero dog was back to normal within two weeks. But for Loredo, it seemed like an eternity.

‘That’s the longest I’ve ever been away from him, so it was a really sad experience for me,’ Loredo said of Marley’s stay in the animal hospital.

 

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