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Injured dog rescued from Loch Ness beach by lifeboat

Stan being rescued Image copyright RNLI
Image caption The rescue was carried out by the Loch Ness RNLI crew

A dog was rescued by a lifeboat after being injured in a 30ft fall onto a rocky beach at Loch Ness.

English bull terrier Stan sustained a broken leg in the fall on Wednesday morning.

Owner Ricky Simpson went to Stan's aid while his partner called the coastguard.

The Drumnadrochit-based Loch Ness RNLI crew took the pair to Foyers pier by lifeboat. Stan then received treatment from a vet in Inverness.

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