Monday 27 June 2022
Select a region

Ruff day! Dog rescued after falling over cliff

Ruff day! Dog rescued after falling over cliff

Wednesday 25 May 2022

Ruff day! Dog rescued after falling over cliff

Wednesday 25 May 2022

Rescuers have been praised after saving a dog who had fallen over a cliff edge in the nick of time - just before the tide came up.

The pup took a tumble while in the area of Les Landes around 10:30 this morning.

Jersey Fire and Rescue were called, rushing to the area with rope rescue equipment.

Fortunately, they reported, the canine was rescued "just before ether tide covered its resting place", but had sadly suffered what were described as "extensive injuries" and needed to be taken to a nearby vets by the JSPCA for treatment.

As well as sharing their well wishes with the injured mutt and its owner, islanders have since praised the rescuers for their efforts on Facebook.

"Speaking from experience it is a deeply traumatic situation. Our Fire and Rescue service are second to none and selflessly, without judgement, carry out such an amazing service to everyone on the island, these heroes need to be recognised more often for what they do. Sincerely hope the dog makes a speedy recovery," Andrea Greenwood said.

"I hope the dog recovers but thank you to our wonderful Jersey Fire and Rescue for getting up," commented Jo Brown.

Jersey Fire and Rescue have since advised dog owners and walkers to "consider keeping dogs on a leash while near unguarded drops."

Pictured top: The rescuers heading down to help the dog. (JFRS)

Sign up to newsletter



Comments on this story express the views of the commentator only, not Bailiwick Publishing. We are unable to guarantee the accuracy of any of those comments.

Once your comment has been submitted, it won’t appear immediately. There is no need to submit it more than once. Comments are published at the discretion of Bailiwick Publishing, and will include your username.

There are no comments for this article.

To place a comment please login

You have landed on the Bailiwick Express website, however it appears you are based in . Would you like to stay on the site, or visit the site?