Puppy Rescued After 80-Foot Fall

The dog fell more than 80 feet

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    A small puppy was rescued by lifeguards Friday, Jan. 11 after it fell down a cliff in Sunset Cliff. Elena Gomez reports (Published Friday, Jan 11, 2013)

    A puppy was rescued after falling more than 80 feet down a cliff, according to lifeguards.

    The puppy fell near Ladera Street at Sunset Cliffs around 2 p.m. on Friday. It fell near a mixture of sand and rock, said officials.

    Puppy Rescued After 80-Foot Fall

    [DGO] Puppy Rescued After 80-Foot Fall
    A small puppy was rescued by lifeguards Friday, Jan. 11 after it fell down a cliff in Sunset Cliff. Elena Gomez reports (Published Friday, Jan 11, 2013)

    A hoist rescue was performed to retrieve the dog. Lifeguards said the puppy appears to have no major injuries, though it had a limp on the back leg.

    Authorities said the dog was transported to the Department of Animal Services.

    No owner has come forward and the dog did not have a leash or collar.

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