| Saint Bernard dogs have rescued thousands of people from freezing to death in snowstorms and avalanches. Saint Bernards were bred by a monk to be able to rescue Alpine travelers. 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
Nebraska Animal Rescue
(Sorted by Zip Code.)
Nemeha County - Auburn, NE 68305
Hearts United for Animals 402-274-3679
Gage County - Beatrice 68310
Beatrice Humane Society 402-228-9100
Lincoln County - North Platte, NE 69103
Paws-itive Partners Humane Society 308-650-7297
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