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Cardigan RNLI launch both lifeboats to aid dog owner

Lifeboats News Release

Cardigan RNLI lifeboat station launched both its inshore lifeboats to reports that a dog owner had got into difficulty on nearby cliffs.

RNLI/Dave Parkinson

Cardigan RNLI's two lifeboats return to their Poppit Sands station
Cardigan RNLI volunteer crew were paged by HM Coastguard at 2.17pm on Saturday 4 March over concerns that an owner of two loose dogs had got into difficulty on cliffs at Mwnt.

The two volunteer crews carried out searches of the cliffs and caves but were stood down and returned to station when news was received that both dogs had been safely reunited with their owner.

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