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St Davids RNLI lifeboat called to a dog over cliff

Lifeboats News Release

On Sunday 9 June, the inshore lifeboat was launched to reports of a dog over the cliff between the St Davids Lifeboat Station and Whitesands. The dog had survived the fall, was collected by the volunteer crew and safely returned to its owners at the station.

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A dog is rescued by St Davids RNLI

St Davids Coastguard and Rescue Team were also in attendance.

A spokesperson for St David RNLI said:

'When walking your dog on the cliff past please keep them on a lead at all times. If they do happen to go over a cliff please don’t attempt to save them yourself, call 999 and ask for the Coastguard.'

Media Contacts

For more information contact St Davids Lifeboat Press Officers. Email Ellen at ellenjevans@me.com or call on 07800844291, or call Sarah on 07792 974023, email at sarahmullis.sm@gmail.com. Alternatively contact the RNLI Press Office on 01202 336789.


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