15 December 2014
11 dogs rescued at gorge near Aberystwyth
Eleven dogs from a hunt pack have been rescued after becoming trapped in a gorge near Aberystwyth.
Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team carried the animals to safety after abseiling 200ft (60m) down a rock face on Plynlimon mountain range.
They loaded the dogs into special carriers, taking part in a total of 14 trips to compete the rescue.
The search team was alerted on Saturday evening but volunteers started the all-day rescue early on Sunday.
The hunt organisers called police to report that the dogs had become stuck on a cliff.
"We’ve rescued plenty of dogs over the years but 11 in one go has to be something of a record," said team member Glyn Davies.
None of the dogs were injured.
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