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Snake bites dog on the nose as it ran into bushes before darting back to owner in pain

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Daily Star's biggest headlines straight to your inbox!A snake bit a dog in a bush leaving him with a swollen face and his owners scared of a repeat attack.Marley the cocker spaniel was off the lead on a walk in Essex when he went "on an adventure" into some bushes where an adder was lurking.Poor Marley let out an agonising yelp but luckily owner Holly Morgan-Jones, 34, spotted the slithering culprit in time to explain his pet's injuries to a vet.Her husband Martin told the Southend Echo how bite marks began to appear on one-year-old Marley, as he dashed back to Holly on their walk at Langdon Hills Country Park.Following the incident on Monday, Marley was kept at the vets until Wednesday afternoon.Martin, 34, from Basildon said: "It gets.

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