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Dan Pordage pictures of the rescue of Pippa..<br />
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Pippa the dog had a miracle escape after she plunged off a 100ft cliff and survived by landing in the sea below.<br />
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The black labrador was being taken for a walk when she suddenly became excited at seeing the sea in the distance.<br />
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She ran off from owners Daniel and Katy Pordage, dashed 500 yards across two fields towards the edge of the cliff without realising the danger.<br />
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Incredibly, Pippa landed in the an area of water between two rocks 100ft below and suffered just an injured front paw in the death-defying fall.<br />
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Two climbers who were abseiling down to scale the cliff at Anvil Point, near Swanage, Dorset, plucked the dog out of the water and held on to her until a lifeboat crew arrived.<br />
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Pippa was taken aboard and ferried to the lifeboat station where she was reunited with her relieved owners.<br />
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Katy, a 27-year-old vetinery nuse, looked at the three-year-old pooch and thought she had broken her front right leg but a further examination revealed just a damaged tendon.<br />
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Katy and Daniel, a 32-year-old web designer from Hythe, near Southampton, were enjoying a break on the Isle of Purbeck with their dogs, Pippa and Marley.