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Slayer is recovering after being bitten and injected by a poisonous copperhead on Sunday in Brandon. Slayer and another pit bull, Paco, were protecting the family's two small children, who were playing in the yard when the snake appeared. [Photo from Video]

Brandon family's pit bulls save small children from venomous copperhead and get bitten instead

Two young children are safe after a Brandon family's two pit bulls saved them from a venomous copperhead. On Sunday afternoon, a venomous snake slithered into Melissa Butt's yard as her grandchildren, 4-year-old Zayden and one-year-old Mallory, played in the garden. But the family's pit bulls, Paco and Slayer, were …