called to Brean after missing dog prompts beach search
dog owners have thanked Burnham-On-Sea Coastguards for their prompt
response after a beach drama at Brean on Saturday (February 9th).
owner of a German Shepherd Cross raised the alarm after her pet
got into difficulty while chasing seagulls.
run down the beach after the birds and disappeared from view around
the point at Brean Down," owner Claire Hutchins told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
didn't return when called and we were getting concerned that she'd
dog owner Dave Stephenson, pictured, walked out along the shingle
at the bottom of the Down to see if he could spot the missing
and a BARB hovercraft were called as a precaution in case anyone
got into difficulty given the incoming tide.
added: "Fortunately, Dave managed to get the attention of
missing Lola and lead her back to safety, unharmed. We were really
impressed by the quick response of the Coastguards - it was reassuring
to know they were there - and I am so releived that Lola was not
Dog owners Claire Hutchins and Dave Stephenson at Brean Down after