Heroic moment guard dogs battle COBRA approaching Philippines house with sleeping baby

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This is the heroic moment two pet dogs sacrificed themselves to stop a deadly cobra getting in the house while a baby slept.

The one-year-old girl named Skye was sleeping in the house in Kidapawan City, the Philippines, when the deadly reptile entered the front yard last Friday (June 19).

CCTV footage shows how the two-year-old white dachshund named Moxie immediately went over to the snake and began pawing at it.

But sensing the danger, the more protective older dog, Miley, aged four, launched into a frenzied defence and picked up the monacled cobra in its jaws.

The cobra made a beeline for the front door but the pair of dogs worked together – biting its tail and dragging it away from the children’s toys, and the room where the girl was sleeping.

After a two-minute tussle, the snake stopped moving.

But tragically, Miley also died moments later from her injuries after being bitten by the cobra, one of the most venomous in the world. The other dog survived but was left blind after being hit by the snake’s sprayed venom.

Skye’s father, Jaime Selim, said him and his wife, Pauie, were at work at the time but his daughter was sleeping at home and a babysitter was also in the home.

He said: ”My wife and I were out for work. When we arrived, our helper told us what happened and reviewed the cameras. We were shocked but also so proud of the dogs.”

Jaime’s CCTV cameras facing the yard showed the two dogs barking and biting the cobra as it spew venom at them and bit back.

The snake died from the injuries. Miley was not able to survive the bites and died a few minutes after the incident. Moxie’s eyes were also hit by the venom affecting her eyesight. She was taken to the veterinarian for treatment and had lost her sight.

Jaime added: “I can’t thank my dogs enough for protecting my baby Skye. We will miss them so much.”


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