Incidents — Dog Rescue

Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Tue 21st Jun 2016 – Callout 27 in 2016 (limited)

Team called by Police this evening to help rescue a dog with sore paws from Scafell Pike. The owners managed to get it almost to the stream crossing on Brown Tongue after bandaging up the paws then team members carried it the rest of the way in a large rucksack.

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Mickledore, Scafell Pike – Thu 28th May 2015 – Callout 19 in 2015 (limited)

We were made aware of an injured dog that had been found by a member of the public near to the Mickledore stretcher box. A team member who was on the fell was soon on scene and a small team was dispatched to bring the dog down. Fortunately it was well behaved and able to …

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Wastwater Screes – Sat 8th Sep 2012 – Callout 50 in 2012

The team was called out to attend an injured Labrador on the Wastwater Screes Path. The team mobilised the boat. Before it was launched the dog’s owner managed to carry the dog to the pump house from where a team member gave them a lift. This is the third incident involving a dog on the …

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Wastwater Screes – Mon 7th May 2012 – Callout 24 in 2012 (limited)

The team was contacted by the police to assist a pair of walkers who were stuck at the boulder field on the Wast Water Screes path. A limited callout was made and team members  walked to their location from the south-western end of the lake. The walkers had a large dog with them that would …

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Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Wed 29th Feb 2012 – Callout 7 in 2012 (limited)

The team were contacted by the Wasdale Head Inn about a dog missing in the Hollowstones Area. The dog’s owner and staff from the Wasdale Head Inn had conducted a four hour search the previous day without success. One team member went to assist in the search and the dog turned up safe and well …

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Wastwater Screes – Fri 30th Dec 2011 – Callout 72 in 2011

The team were called to assist with an injured dog in the boulder field on the Screes Path. The boat was launched whilst another party travelled on foot from the Pump House. The injured dog was wrapped in a vacuum mattress and then the two dogs, and their owner were recovered to the head of …

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Yewbarrow – Sun 16th Mar 2008 – Alert

Request came in from a local hound trailer to save his hound which had taken a fall over Stirrup Crag on Yewbarrow. Two team members carried out the rescue and the dog was returned to the valley bottom.

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Scafell Pike – Sat 22nd Jul 2006 – Callout 24 in 2006

The police paged the team who were already at the Wasdale Head at the fundraising Kern Knotts weekend to rescue a dog who was unable to walk down from Scafell Pike. The dog, a lovely natured 6 and half year old labrador called Prince had badly injured both of his rear paws and …

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