North Berwick Coastguard rescues dog stranded on dangerous rocks

A Coastguard rescue team have returned a stranded dog to his thankful owner after he was left stranded on a dangerous rocky outcrop on a beach in North Berwick.

The rescue team was called at 2:45pm on Tuesday, November 10, to find Fergus, a long-coated retriever, when he was cut off from Scoughall Beach by the tide.

He was quickly found with help from Dunbar Coastguard and RNLI Dunbar Lifeboats.

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A spokesperson for North Berwick Coastguard explained that the unlucky dog had “adventured a bit far out and climbed to safety on rocks.”

Reunited with his grateful owner, there was just time for a quick photo with his rescuers on the beach.
Reunited with his grateful owner, there was just time for a quick photo with his rescuers on the beach.

“Dunbar ILB quickly arrived on scene to uplift Fergus and returned him to the safety of the beach,” they added.

Reunited with his grateful owner, there was just time for a quick photo with his rescuers on the beach.

Call 999 and ask for the Coastguard if you see someone or something you are concerned about on the shoreline or in the sea.

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