South West Wales

Border collie rescued after 300ft Brecon mountain fall

Georgie the dog Image copyright Wales News Service
Image caption Georgie with friends Dai Richards, Kevin Bowen, Heather Pierce and Andrew Williams who joined the search

A dog has been rescued by her owner after she fell 300ft down a snow-covered mountain in the Brecon Beacons.

Border collie Georgie spent 18 hours in snow with a broken leg after falling off Fan Hir peak on Saturday afternoon.

Owner Simon Pierce climbed down the mountain to search for her but called it off when it went dark.

The next morning, and with the help of friends and partner Heather, he found Georgie and immediately rushed her to the vet.

Mr Pierce, of Resolven, near Neath, said: "She has got a complicated leg break and some bruises and scrapes.

"The vet was surprised how she survived. She is a tough old boot. It was a miracle she survived."

Image copyright David Gruar/Geograph
Image caption Georgie fell 300ft off Fan Hir peak in the Brecon Beacons

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