Emergency services were out in force to rescue a dog that had become stranded on Roker seafront in Sunderland.
Two inshore lifeboats were called out, and two firefighters began abseiling 30 feet down the sea wall to rescue the labrador.
Here's some RNLI lifeboat video footage of the rescue operation:
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