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PAART Rescue Activity

Hurricane Michael Rescue

39 cats made a 6 hour flight from Florida to Pittsburgh with PAART Pilot Pete Lehmann. During a disaster the pressure is on shelters to clear space for incoming pets that were either displaced or surrendered by fleeing residents. What if you had lost everything and in the midst of the chaos you lost you […]

Why did the chicken cross the road? Cause we gave her a ride.

33 chickens and 2 cats traveled across the beautiful state of Pennsylvania on a warm fall day to find sanctuary and love. The chickens were part of a humane investigation case where there were over 800 chicks relinquished to the Pennsylvania SPCA after being found in a vacant lot without proper water, feed or shelter. […]

29 Dog Rescue Mission

3 days on the road, 29 dogs given a second chance, and over 1700 miles driven. For PAART Landpilots David Stash and Kent Knight, its just another normal week. We show you the pics from these missions to display the happiness we see as rescuers in these animals faces. The faces of our Landpilots, well […]

15 Dog Air Rescue Mission

The PAART Air and Land Team united for a unique mission to give a second chance to 15 special animals. PAART Pilots Jonathan Plesset and Pete Lehmann flew the Airvan down to Morehead, KY where Wags to Riches and the Wolfe County Animal Shelter were waiting. Some of these animals were trained by Kentucky inmates […]

PAART In The News

Watch coverage of our first rescue mission in the new PAART Airplane on KDKA and see where some of these animals went and how you can help give them new homes!

16 Dogs For Don

16 dogs were loaded onto the PAART Landplane early this morning – some by shopping cart, which is adorable. Our rescue partners for this mission are the Humane Society of Catawba County and Clayton County Animal Control. These lucky dogs are headed to Gettysburg PA and Irwin PA! First stop will be Adams County SPCA, […]

The First Mission

On a rainy and cloudy day PAART Pilots Jonathan Plesset and Pete Lehmann took the inaugural flight in the New PAART Airplane, N412AR. The devastation from Hurricane Florence is still being felt in the Carolinas. With flood levels still rising, moving animals out and getting supplies into the region is proving to be a challenge. […]

Learn About The Help We Received From Rachael Ray

Rescue Requests and Donations


Number of Animals Rescued

Dogs: 8044
Cats: 622
Sea Turtles: 65
Guinea Pigs: 14
Chickens: 41
Rats: 4

Learn About The PAART Story

Land Rescue Mission

5000th Animal Rescued Mission

Flying Around Pittsburgh