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Photo: provided by Slysavarnafélagið Landsbjörg.

Dog Falls 20m off of Cliff, Lives to Tell the Tale

RÚV reports that North Iceland’s search and rescue team was called out last night, July 5, to respond to a dog who had fallen off a cliff.

The dog had been on a walk with its owner near Gönguskarðsá near Skagafjörður in Northern Iceland when it fell off a cliff and lost consciousness. The owner called the search and rescue service, which responded to the incident. Accompanying the search and rescue team was a veterinarian. After some time, the dog recovered and regained consciousness.

Landsbjörg is the search and rescue service for Iceland. It is a nonprofit, volunteer-based organization which provides search and rescue for Icelanders and tourists alike.

 

 

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