Bhubaneswar: A pet dog sacrificed its life after fighting with a poisonous snake to protect its master’s family in Odisha.
The incident was reported at Munda Muhana village in Janla area, on outskirts of Bhubaneswar, under Jatani police limits on Wednesday night.
The dog, who can be termed as savior, died after killing the snake and saved its master’s family.
According to reports, the dog obstructed the cobra’s way while it was entering the house of Koustuv Samantrai at around 9 pm on Wednesday. While Koustuv’s wife was busy in household work, his mother Kanchanbala was in her room. After the cobra tried to enter Koustuv’s mother’s room, the dog, who was sleeping near the door, started barking loudly and hindered the reptile from entering the room. After Koustuv’s wife and mother saw the snake, the dog attacked and fought bravely.
Finally, the dog killed the snake. On being informed about the incident, Koustuv reached the home and rushed to OUAT taking the pet with him for treatment. However, the dog died on the way to hospital near Patrapada. He reached OUAT, but came back home with body of his dearest pet.