Labrador's lifeboat rescue

A labrador is back on dry land after falling off a cliff into the sea at Stackpole, Pembrokeshire. Spice survived the fall, and was witnessed swimming in what were described as 'difficult' conditions.

Cliff dog owner "unbelievably grateful" to lifeboat crew

One minute I could see him and the next thing I could hear someone shouting: ‘There’s a dog in the sea’ – The next thing I realised it was mine.

Spice was in the water for nearly an hour. We were shouting him the whole time and had borrowed a pair of binoculars to watch the situation unfolding. A wave had swept him on to rocks at one point – we really didn’t think he’s be coming home.

Seeing Spice coming towards us with the lifeboat crew was such an emotional experience. I think we were both in shock but unbelievably grateful to the crew.

– Tom Crowe, Spice's owner

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Lifeboat saves labrador after Stackpole cliff fall

A labrador is back on dry land after falling off a cliff into the sea at Stackpole, Pembrokeshire.

Spice survived the fall, and was witnessed swimming in what were described as 'difficult' conditions.

Tenby's RNLI lifeboat was launched to rescue the dog.

After 40 minutes in the water, he was seen to be tiring and clinging to a rock outcrop.

A crew member entered the water to help guide Spice onto the boat.