One of the most useful tools in an avalanche rescue is a dog, and one Colorado ski area felt it needed more.
Rescue dogs from across the country traveled to Denver this weekend to test their life-saving skills in disaster situations.
Search and rescue crews are scouring the massive flood zone in Larimer County. Teams of rescue and recovery dogs are also searching and finding out just how dangerous it can be searching in a disaster area.
Search-and-rescue dogs from seven states are going through certification evaluations at Denver International Airport.