Southport Lifeboat rescue dog on Southport Beach (VIDEO)

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Southport Lifeboat rescue  dog on Southport Beach

Southport Lifeboat rescued a dog on Southport Beach today (Wednesday 5th March 2014).

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The dog was reported missing two days ago on Facebook by its owner.

Three local people went in search of the dog this morning on the beach and located it about a mile out to sea north of the pier.

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The Coastguard was called who in turn alerted Southport Lifeboat.  Two crew members on quad bike rescued the dog and brought it back to shore at 12:00pm.

The dog was shaking but in good health.

It was given food and water once ashore.

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The dog is being looked after by a local family until its owner has been found.

Well done to all involved.


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