Pit bulls have been called many things. Unfortunately, caring and heroic aren't often among them.
Still, those are the only words we'd use to describe Champ.
The pit bull, who is almost 12 years old, came to his owner's rescue Saturday when a robber allegedly assaulted her.
Millie Fiser, 60, was picking up the trash outside her Little Rock, Ark., home when a man reportedly pushed her to the ground from behind and demanded money, ArkansasOnline reports.
"I didn't see or hear anything behind me," Fiser told KATV. "The next thing, I just got a real hard shove. I fell to the ground and hollered, 'Champ, Champ, help!'"
Champ, who neighbors refer to as a gentle giant, came to his owner's aid and barked at the suspected assailant until he fled, according to ArkansasOnline.
Though she has a sore shoulder and bruising, Fiser told KATV that her injuries are minor -- thanks to Champ.
"I know that he would literally die for me. This is a real good example that he will always be right there for me -- always, always."
Last year, a brave pit bull named Lefty took a bullet to protect her owner from an intruder in their home.