| Saint Bernard dogs have rescued thousands of people from freezing to death in snowstorms and avalanches. A Saint Bernard can track and find a person buried under an avalanche of snow. Saint Bernards can reverse hypothermia in a freezing person by laying down next to him or her and transferring their body heat to the person. Supposedly, Saint Bernards used to wear small casks of brandy intended to warm the people they were sent to rescue. The monks of St. Bernard Hospice deny this having ever been the case.
Saint Bernard Rescue
D.C. Animal Rescue
(Sorted by Zip Code.)
District of Columbia - Washington 20002
D.C. Animal Shelter 202-576-6664
District of Columbia - Washington 20011
Washington Animal Rescue League 202-726-2273
District of Columbia - Washington, DC 20012
Washington Humane Society 202-882-5837
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