Coastguards and BARB called to help riverbank dog walker
Coastguards and BARB crewmembers were called to help a dog walker
after her pet was injured in an accident on Friday morning (September
were called to an isolated footpath along the River Brue on the
far side of the estuary opposite Burnham Sailing Club at 9.50am
where the dog walker had raised the alarm that one her two dogs
had been injured.
Coastguard spokesman said: "The dog had a suspected broken
leg and was at a remote location on the river estuary, so Coastguards
and a BARB crew were tasked to help the owner."
carried the dog, an Alaskan Malamute, to a waiting vet who had
been called to the scene from a local Burnham surgery.
dog owner, who asked to remain anonymous, said she was "hugely
grateful" for the help of the crews.