Dog rescued after falling between rocks at South Shields seaside

A four-year-old fog has been rescued by firefighters after falling between rocks.

Thursday, 5th January 2017, 2:37 pm
Updated Monday, 9th January 2017, 11:50 am
Firefighters were called to rescue a dog that had fallen between rocks

The Shih Tzu had been running near Trow Point Rocks when it fell down a gap between the rocks and became stuck at about 2pm, today.

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Two crews from South Shields were called to help.

A firefighter was able to put the dog into a special dog bag and lift it to safety before reuniting it, with its owner.

It is not believed the dog was injured in the ordeal.