VIDEO: Injured cliff fall dog rescued by New Quay RNLI
New Quay RNLI's inshore lifeboat was launched at noon yesterday (Tuesday 23 August) at the request of HM Coastguard to rescue an injured dog which had fallen from the cliff near the Fish Factory.
The lifeboat The Audrey LJ, with Station Mechanic Ben Billingham at the helm and accompanied by volunteer crew members Brett Stones and Rory Edwards, quickly located the Staffordshire Bull Terrier type dog, which seemed to have an injured paw, and brought it on board.
It was taken back to New Quay harbour and reunited with its grateful owners.
Notes to editors:
The attached video shows the New Quay RNLI lifeboat crew rescue the cliff fall dog.
The screen grabs are taken from the video and show the dog on the rocks and then aboard the lifeboat in the care of the crew. Credit RNLI.
New Quay RNLI lifeboat station has been operating since 1864. Today there are 25 trained crew members, a Mersey class all-weather lifeboat and an inshore rescue craft.
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