Brave pitbull fought cobra


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Images adapted from: สุริยันต์ จันทเขต

Earlier this week, Mr. Suriyan Janket shared pictures of his dead pitbull lying next to a dead cobra in Pathum Thani on his Facebook

“Nong Hom,” the 2-year-old pitbull, was 3-months pregnant when she encountered the cobra slithering near the family’s rooster coop. As her instincts kicked in, she got into a fight with the unwelcome guest and got bit in her month – resulting in the tragedy.    

Pregnant Pitbull Dies While Protecting Owner From Cobra, Netizens Mourn For Her

Image credit: สุริยันต์ จันทเขต


No one was home


Mr. Janket revealed to Amarin TV that no one was at home when the incident took place. Even their other pitbull in the household went to play outside. 

When he came home in the evening, his neighbour alerted him that they found a dead snake in front of their house. So he rushed to check on Nong Hom, who was already lifeless by that time.


Entire family is devastated


Pregnant Pitbull Dies While Protecting Owner From Cobra, Netizens Mourn For Her

Image credit: สุริยันต์ จันทเขต

One of the pictures shows Mr. Janket hugging Nong Hom’s body on the ground, revealing how much he loved her. He also said that his daughter didn’t take this too well as she kept crying and hugging her dead furry friend that evening. 

Pregnant Pitbull Dies While Protecting Owner From Cobra, Netizens Mourn For Her

Mr. Janket’s daughter and wife
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Netizens grief with the owner


The post has since been shared over 16,000 times and received more than 2,500 comments, most of them sharing their sincere condolences to the family. Many of them were also canine owners themselves. 

Pregnant Pitbull Dies While Protecting Owner From Cobra, Netizens Mourn For Her

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Translation: “I’m so sorry for you. What a heart-wrenching thing to see for any dog lover.”

Pregnant Pitbull Dies While Protecting Owner From Cobra, Netizens Mourn For Her

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Translation: “So sorry bro. Mine is also biting everything that moves. I can’t let him go anywhere. Regardless, these dogs are the true definition of love and loyalty.”

Pregnant Pitbull Dies While Protecting Owner From Cobra, Netizens Mourn For Her

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Translation: “Doing her duty until her last breath. Respect.”

We’re sending our love and condolences to the Janket family. May Nong Hom’s soul rest in peace. 

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