A dog named Psycho might have earned the name he was given this past week when he saved a little girl in his family from a striking rattlesnake.
The incident happened in Texas when Maya Delarosa was making mud pies with her sister. Luckily for the sisters, Maya’s grandmother’s ten pound Chihuahua-poodle mix, Psycho, came to their rescue, getting between the girls and the snake just before it struck.
The bite landed on Psycho’s eyelid instead of on the girls. “I love my little dog… I mean he saved her life,” Martha Rodriguez, Psycho’s mom, told KTSM reporters.
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