Dogs Doing Seriously Good Work

Dogs can do some incredible things, including saving human lives. Could this be why they are man’s best friend?

Aside from their otherworld sense of smell, dogs have a unique ability to communicate with humans without ever speaking a word. It’s the combination of these traits that allows them to be such effective tools when lives are on-the-line. Colorado is known for its beautiful Rocky Mountains, but with mountains come snow and with snow come avalanches. Breckenridge Resort has a group of 6 dogs and handlers trained specifically to rescue people lost in the woods or buried by an avalanche. These teams are the first line of defense for people when disaster strikes.

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