HUECO TANKS, Texas -- A small pup is recovering from a venomous bite he suffered while protecting two girls from a rattlesnake in West Texas.
The family says Psycho is a hero.
The girls say they were making mud pies when they came across the rattlesnake. But before it could attack, Psycho jumped in.
Psycho took a bite to the eyelid. He had some swelling after the attach, but doctors expect him to make a full recovery.
He's due back in the veterinarian's office for a check-up in one week.