A pet's barks and cries alerted the occupants of a Western Slope [Colorado] home to a carbon-monoxide buildup this weekend and saved their lives, a family says.> Read the rest of the story here at the Denver Post
Kenai, a 14-year-old Bernese mountain dog mix, started "whining and barking" at 4 a.m. Sunday, waking one of three adults sleeping in the basement of the New Castle home, said Kirstin Kraig of Arvada.
"We're sure glad she was there," Kraig said of Kenai, a friend's dog. "I truly believe that if it weren't for Kenai, we wouldn't all be here today."
Kraig and her husband, their two children, five other adults and four dogs were all using the home during a family-and-friends getaway weekend, Kraig said.
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