"Not My Dog": Tales from Puppy Raising

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Labs really are useful

This from the AP story about the rescued climbers .... Velvet is a black Lab mix.

The rescuers credited the group's rescue to two things -- Velvet, who offered warmth as the three climbers huddled overnight, and the activation of a radio transmitter the size of a sunglasses case that helped rescuers to the group.
"The dog probably saved their lives" by lying across them during the cold night, said Erik Brom, a member of the Portland Mountain Rescue team.


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