Super HERO Dog
We had a beautiful buff Cocker Spaniel named Muffy when my daughter was 2 years old. They were both playing in our fenced back yard. I was weeding the garden a little way from them. Muffy starting barking & it got more & more intense! I looked over to see her standing in front of my daughter obviously barking down at something! I ran over to see what was going on. As I got close enough I saw a snake striking Muffy over & over on the face & chest. I grabbed my daughter & ran for the house calling Muffy. I went back & killed the snake with a shovel & then checked on Muffy. She was laying down & breathing very hard. I scooped her up & we took her to the vet. The vet tried to save her, but she had taken in too much poison. We had her put to sleep to stop the pain. It was very painful & sad to lose such a brave protector. I fully believe she was guarding my daughter from what she knew was dangerous & gave her little life in the process! I know there in a brave little golden Cocker angel in heaven waiting to wag her little nub tail at us!
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