Two-year-old Nᴏɴɢ Hᴏʀᴍ, The loyal pooch, who was carrying ten puppies was found ᴅᴇᴀᴅ ᴀʟᴏɴɢsɪᴅᴇ the 4ft long reptile in the front yard in Pathum Thani, central Thailand. Dɪᴇᴅ after being bitten by the the 4ft-long ᴍᴏɴᴏᴄʟᴇᴅ ᴄᴏʙʀᴀ – known as one of the most ᴅᴇᴀᴅʟʏ sɴᴀᴋᴇs in the world.
A family have been left ʜᴇᴀʀᴛʙʀᴏᴋᴇɴ after their “loyal” pit bull Dɪᴇᴅ Fɪɢʜᴛɪɴɢ off a ᴅᴇᴀᴅʟʏ ᴄᴏʙʀᴀ ᴛʜᴀᴛ ᴛʀɪᴇᴅ ᴛᴏ sʟɪᴛʜᴇʀ into their home. The dog was in the final stages of pregnancy and was carrying around 10 baby puppies. Hᴇᴀʀᴛʙʀᴇᴀᴋɪɴɢ photos show owner Buncherd Praprom, 35, lying next to t one of the ᴅᴇᴀᴅʟɪᴇsᴛ sɴᴀᴋᴇs in the world, was in ᴅʏɪɴɢ after being wounded by the protective dog. It’s believed its ᴘᴏᴡᴇʀFᴜʟ ᴠᴇɴᴏᴍ would have ᴋɪʟʟᴇᴅ the dog within a few minutes.
Owner Suriyon Chanthakhet, 51, said the loyal pet lived with them all in the property.
He said: “Our beautiful dog was ᴋɪʟʟᴇᴅ while protecting us from the cobra. My heart is ʙʀᴇᴀᴋɪɴɢ. Thinking about the ᴘᴀɪɴ she must have experienced makes me cry.”
Suriyon said he heard Nᴏɴɢ Hᴏʀᴍ Fɪɢʜᴛɪɴɢ with something near the front yard but when he finally went outside it was too late to save the dog from the cobra.
Suriyon said he ʙʟᴀᴍᴇᴅ himself because he could not save Nᴏɴɢ Hᴏʀᴍ and her puppies. The cobra also Dɪᴇᴅ shortly after. The family then took the snake outside while Nᴏɴɢ Hᴏʀᴍ was ʙᴜʀɪᴇᴅ in the back garden.
Suriyon added: “Nᴏɴɢ Hᴏʀᴍ was the best pet dog our family have even taken care of. She was so loyal, even giving her life for us.”
Reasons Why Dogs Are So Loyal: That’s when archeologists first found ʙᴜʀɪᴇᴅ dog bones near human settlements. They theorize that man and dog lived together in harmony once wolves evolved into dogs. And once they started befriending one another, their connection was inextricably—and forever–linked.