“EAGLE-EYED” search teams came to the rescue of a missing dog that had become stranded in the middle of a boggy field in Rhyl.

Rhyl and Flint Coastguard Rescue Teams were called on Wednesday afternoon after pug Buddy went missing from his family near March Tracks.

The owners had appealed on social media as they searched the area near the River Clwyd, but Buddy could not be found.

But with the help of expert search and rescue officers the lost pup was located, stuck in the mud in the middle of a field, before being taken to the safety of a hot bath.

Rhyl Coastguard Rescue Team said on social media: “Buddy the pug has been found! We’re aware of the widespread circulation of Buddy on social media who has been missing from his home in Rhyl.

“The team along with Flint Coastguard Rescue Team were tasked this evening after concerns were raised for the safety of the owners who were seen searching near the Marsh tracks area of the River Clwyd which, can be very muddy and boggy!

“Our eagle-eyed Coastguard Rescue Officers spotted Buddy who had got a little stuck in the mud and scooped him to safety.

“Buddy is now home and will be enjoying a nice hot bath. As you can see, he’s a little messy!”