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PAART Rescue Activity

9 Dog Air Rescue Flight

With the Landplane and Trailer already on the road headed to different states the only asset left in our dog saving arsenal was the PAART Airplane. 9 dogs needed an immediate airlift and we had the best possible tool for the job, our Piper Saratoga with Chief Pilot Pete Lehmann at the controls. Pete flew […]

42 Animals Saved

42 animals, 10 Cats and 32 Dogs, woke up this morning with a second chance thanks to PAART Lanpilots Kim Lenz and Lisa Thomas. The duo left late Monday night for Martinsville Henry County SPCA. After spending the night in a hotel they woke up early to meet these incredible animals. Some of these dogs […]

22 Animals Saved From Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma created a terrible situation for our furry friends in the Caribbean. Shelters were destroyed and animals were left in dire despair. With a second Hurricane fast approaching the Caribbean animals that had already survived one hurricane needed immediate evacuation. Kent and Sherry Knight of Pet Search jumped into action and helped organize an […]

7 dogs take flight

One of our favorite stories we like to share is about second chances, both for animals and for the people’s lives they change. 7 dogs took to the sky’s on Sunday from a unique situation with PAART Pilot Pete Lehmann and Co-Pilot Ann Valdes. The animals that flew were shelter dogs who were trained by […]

49 Dogs Cleared of Hurricane Irma

49 dogs are safe and sound thanks to PAART Disaster and Rescue Team Landpilots Ralph Harlan Jr, Teresa Gamble, and Kim Lenz. The trio departed Pittsburgh late Thursday to travel to Charleston Animal Society. The purpose of the the trip was to both clear room for Hurricane Irma animals and protect the Shelter in case […]

67 animals rescued to help Hurricane Harvey Survivors

The first 42 dogs from the San Antonio Humane Society in Texas arrive at 5pm! Our team of Teresa Gamble, Ralph Harlan Jr, Kim Lenz and Lisa Davis Riccardi will pull in to a heroes welcome in front of the main terminal at the Allegheny County Airport! The last 25 arrive by plane with Pete […]

Hurricane Harvey Relief

Humanity. It’s a word that today takes on unique meaning in light of Hurricane Harvey. From devastation and destruction comes hope. The very best of humanity, of Americans, and of Pittsburghers, is on full display today as we gear up to depart for the 24 hour drive to San Antonio, TX. 4 PAART Landpilots; Teresa […]

Introducing the Rescue Trailer

The PAART Disaster Relief and Rescue Trailer is here! Learn more about this exciting addition to the PAART Team.

Number of Animals Rescued

Dogs: 5936
Cats: 359
Sea Turtles: 65

PAART Dogumentary

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PAART Air and Land Video

Air and Land Missions:

5000th Animal Rescued

All Paws On Deck

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