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Thursday, August 6, 2020

Dog rescued by Coastguard at Whitepark Bay
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Earlier this morning at approximately 11am, the Coastguard teams from Coleraine and Ballycastle, were tasked to a dog who had fallen down a cliff close to Whitepark Bay.

The dog had fallen and become trapped in a fissure in the cliff, fortunately teams were able to safely access the dog’s location.

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Following some excavation, the unfortunate animal was freed unharmed and reunited with its owner.

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HM Coastguard are responsible for rope rescues along the entire UK coastline, which includes rescue of domestic animals who have fallen to prevent their owners getting into difficulty trying to self-rescue their pets.

A coastguard spokesperson said: “we urge all dog owners to keep their pets on a lead while walking near cliffs. If your pet gets into difficulty, do not attempt a rescue yourself. Call 999 and ask for Coastguard.

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