dogs reunited with owners by Coastguards on Brean Down
Coastguards carried out a search of Brean Down on Wednesday evening
(December 5th) in a hunt for two missing dogs.
team of eight Coastguards were concerned that the owners of the
two beagles might put themselves at risk by searching for the
missing animals in the darkness.
four-hour search operation followed and the incident came to an
end when two climbers were sent down the side of the Down to reach
the animals with help from two Weston lifeboats.
dogs were taken down onto the beach and were then reunited with
their grateful owners.
of the beagles had suffered a damaged foot and was transported
to the vets for treatment.
owners had been walking their dogs along the beach when they ran
up the cliffs after a goat," Burnham Coastguard Officer Steve
Bird told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
owners were incredibly grateful when we reunited the pets with
them - it was a very happy ending."