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Dog plunges from cliffs on coast of Cornwall

Dog plunges from cliffs on coast of Cornwall

Published by Emma Carton at 11:32am 1st November 2019. (Updated at 11:37am 1st November 2019)

Archive photo of Coastguard rescue: Bude Coastguard Rescue Team

A dog has escaped unhurt after plunging from cliffs on the coast of Cornwall.

Coastguards have issued a safety warning to owners after the fall in the Whitsand Bay area.

The animal was trapped half way up the cliff at Portwrinkle on Monday morning.

The incident is among several in the Duchy in recent weeks.

They include two in the Portreath area across the last month, both of which ended in tragedy: Read more.

"Team paged to a dog over a cliff at Portwrinkle, Whitsand Bay along with Looe Coastguard team. 

"On arrival the dog was found to be trapped half way up a large cliff. 

"Coastguards first had to cut a path through 20ft of bracken at the cliff top. 

"A rescue technician was then lowered down to the dog who was secured in an animal rescue bag. 

"The pair were lowered down to the beach and the uninjured pup reunited with its happy owner".

Plymouth Coastguard Rescue Team

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