Category Avalanche Recue Dogs


Avalanche Dogs on Summer Break – Part 2 – Parley

That’s right. We said summer break. It’s not over yet! There are still a couple of weeks of summer left so we wanted to share our second installment of “Avalanche Dogs on Summer Break” in hopes to motivate you to continue to milk every bit of daylight and warmth you can out of this summer. […]

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Avalanche Dogs on Summer Break – Part 1 – Lēif

Anyone who follows Ruffwear knows that we proudly partner with Avalanche Rescue Dogs and their handlers across the country and internationally. These dogs and handlers work tirelessly all winter long to make sure that their respective territories are safe for winter recreation and train to expediently locate victims caught in an avalanche in an effort […]

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Ruffwear Attends WBR Avalanche Rescue Dog School

In January, three Ruffwear employees got the opportunity to head to Utah to attend the Wasatch Backcountry Rescue (WBR) International Avalanche Rescue Dog School. Started in 1982 and held once every other year since, this school is hosted by WBR – a professional organization incorporated in 1977 with the goal of providing life saving rescue […]

Mt. Bachelor Avalanche Rescue Dogs

Last week we got the chance to head up the road to Mt. Bachelor and spend a day with the Mt. Bachelor Avalanche Rescue Dogs. This season is going to be a busy one for these Ruffwear Ambassadors as they have one dog that is retiring and two new puppies to train! The team will […]


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