Search and rescue: Dogs that save lives

Posted April 22, 2016
Updated June 12

Titus relaxing in his yard during the late afternoon.

While some pups make great travel companions, wow you with their smarts or cuddle all day, other dogs save lives.

PetBreeds identified all dog breeds with a special penchant for search and rescue, and ranked them based on their American Kennel Club popularity ranking in 2015.

While some dogs are known for their life-saving abilities, other breeds might surprise you. Next time you want to add a new furry member to the family, consider one of these breeds — they just might pay you back by saving your life.

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