This Is Utah

Avalanche Rescue Dogs

Clip: Season 1 Episode 8 | 8m 42s Video has closed captioning.

Little Cottonwood Canyon is the birthplace of U.S. avalanche science, and at the forefront of many a snowy search & rescue operation, there’s an avalanche rescue dog. Meet Snowbird Ski Patroller Marguerite Van Komen and her partner Frankie the rescue dog, and see how our furry friends are working to keep Utah’s outdoor enthusiasts safe in the face of disaster.

Aired: 07/18/19

Rating: NR

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