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  • Dog digs himself out of avalanche; turns up at motel 4 days later

    01/07/2012 1:00:33 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 25 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1-7-12
    A dog feared dead after he was swept away in an avalanche that killed his owner turned up four days later at the Montana motel where they had stayed before going backcountry skiing. Search and rescue team member Bill Whittle said he was 'positive' that the Welsh corgi – named Oly – had been buried in Saturday's avalanche and had managed to dig his way out. 'The avalanche guys were up there on Monday investigating and they were looking for the dog too and never seen any signs,' he said. But on Wednesday afternoon, Oly showed up exhausted and hungry...