Missing Toy Poodle is reunited with owner after being rescued by RNLI lifeguards

Lifeboats News Release

RNLI lifeguards at Coney Beach had an unusual rescue this morning after Toy Poodle Anna, who had been missing since Monday, was spotted in difficulty in the sea.


Anna, the Toy Poodle is reunited with her owner

RNLI lifeguard Arran Bluck was starting his morning patrol today (21 May) when he spotted the dog in trouble. He paddled out to reach her and returned her to the safety of the beach, where she was dried off and put in a foil blanket.

RNLI Lead Lifeguard Supervisor Matt Childs says:

‘Anna had actually been missing since yesterday and it turns out she was camped out around Rhych Point. When another dog had passed by this morning, she was startled and ran into the sea.

‘She was tired and slowing down when Arran spotted her. She was a little reluctant to stay on the rescue board, so Arran waded with her back to the shore. Luckily, a number of posters appealing for her safe return had been posted locally, so the lifeguards were able to alert her owner and reunite them.’

Anna’s reunited owner, who was on holiday in the area was thrilled to be united with his dog and has praised the lifeguards for their quick actions.

RNLI/Danielle Rush

RNLI lifeguard Sam Johns helps to keep Anna warm after her rescue

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