Hero dog saves owner from snake
Published: July 15, 2008 | 7208th good news item since 2003
A dog has been hailed a hero after saving its owner from a deadly snake that attacked her in her home.
Rodica Sterescu’s pet, Maria, saw off the 1.8m (6ft) snake that slithered into her house while she watched TV.
‘I’d probably be dead if it wasn’t for her,’ said Ms Sterescu, from Slatina.