A heroic pit bull saved a woman from a knife attack in Baldwin, Georgia.
The dog nicknamed, Hero, put his life on the line to help a woman apparently in a fight with another man.
According to police, Hero was able to separate the attacker from the woman. The dog was stabbed five times.
Two officers brought the dog to a local veterinarian to be treated for his injuries.
According to WATE, the dog nearly died during surgery. Carla Welch, a Knoxville woman who runs a pit bull rescue, raised money to pay the medical bills. Hero is rehabilitating and will be put up for adoption.
“He has had a really rough life. He has had a bum back leg and a bum front leg, but he gets around fine and he’s looking for a good friend,” Welch told the station.
No further information about the attack was released.