Dog rescued by RNLI after fall from Newquay cliff

A Cornish lifeboat crew assisted in the search for a dog that had fallen from a cliff in Newquay on Thursday.

Newquay RNLI lifeboat crew were paged alongside the coastguard after the dog fell from the cliff.

The crew searched the area, and discovered the dog had managed to get out of the sea and onto a rock.

They brought the dog aboard the lifeboat and arrived safely back at the station at about 20:27 GMT.

Zoey Cotton, duty launch authority, said: "Lara's owners did the right thing by calling the coastguard.

"The RNLI recommends you keep your dog on a lead along cliff tops, no matter how well behaved they normally are.

"If you see someone in difficulty do not attempt to rescue them yourselves, dial 999 and ask for the coastguard."

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