An Indie breed dog saved her owner from a snake in Tilthi village of Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur district.

The dog named Julie, saw a snake slither up to where her owner was sitting in the yard and immediately pounced on the reptile.

The dog kept picking up the snake and flinging it on the ground till the reptile finally died.

The incident took place on Saturday and Paltu, a local villager, who had witnessed the incident, said that the dog risked her life to save the owner.