Posts by Jonathan Plesset

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Mission dedicated to Dads

by Jonathan Plesset

8 dogs and 4 cats woke up today at the beginning of a new life after taking a second chance rescue flight with PAART Pilots Jonathan Plesset and Kurt Lesker. The guys departed in the PAART plane early yesterday for a 700 mile trip to bring these animals from danger to safety. Kurt and Jonathan […]

4 dog air rescue

by Jonathan Plesset

4 dogs made the long journey from danger to safety yesterday thanks to PAART Pilot Dustin Peterson and daughter Olivia. Departing from Morgantown, WV, Dustin and Olivia flew to Kentucky to meet Helping Hands For Animals where 4 dogs needed to take an immediate flight. Once loaded the team flew to just outside Philadelphia to […]

A Special PAART Adoption

by Jonathan Plesset

“Don’t you just wanna keep them?” This is the question we get asked all the time. Every now and then though it happens 🙂 11 dogs who had run out of time in a shelter made a special life saving journey thanks to PAART Landpilots Melissa Morris and Kara McCaffrey. Departing from our home base […]

5 Dog Air Rescue

by Jonathan Plesset

5 dogs made took chance flight yesterday thanks to PAART Pilot Pete Lehmann who braved 7 hours in the air and three stops to make this trip happen. Pete first flew to Charleston WV to meet The Paws Squad and load these 5 in the PAART airplane. From there he flew to Harrisburg to drop […]

6 Dog Air Rescue

by Jonathan Plesset

6 dogs hopped on a plane for a new beginning yesterday thanks to PAART Pilots Pete Lehmann and Bradley Mountain. Two days after a long mission Pete and Brad jumped at the chance to go again to help these 6 on their journey from Danger to Safety. The duo flew from Pittsburgh to Huntington, WV […]

23 Dogs to Canada

by Jonathan Plesset

23 dogs took a second chance ride with PAART Landpilots Peg Cannon and Kathy Yarnick. Very early Friday morning the ladies met up with a team from Mayberry 4 Paws in Bridgeville, PA. 23 Canada bound dogs hopped on the Landplane for their journey north to a new beginning. Late yesterday the team arrived at […]

Inspiring 6 dog air mission

by Jonathan Plesset

Everyday we learn about new ways in which animals impact our lives. Early today 6 animals boarded our PAART Plane for a flight with PAART Pilots Pete Lehmann and Bradley Mountain. The story behind this rescue is one that reminds us why each animal matters, why each mission has a deeper meaning for both the […]

29 Dog Rescue

by Jonathan Plesset

At 3:30AM on Saturday morning PAART Landpilots Teresa Gamble and Brandon Lyda set out to change the lives of 29 dogs. The team left in the middle of the night to try and make a 1000 mile journey in one day. They arrived in the Landplane in Huntington, WV where 29 dogs had gathered from […]

19 dog rescue sponsored by the Lunova Group

by Jonathan Plesset

19 dogs who had run out of chances made a journey to a new life thanks to a mission sponsored by the Lunova Group. Early yesterday morning Landpilots Teresa Gamble and Carrie Gilardi Kaufman left Pittsburgh for Huntignton, WV where they met these amazing dogs. Once settled in and loaded onto the Landplane the team […]

13 Dog Road Rescue

by Jonathan Plesset

13 dogs made a special trip from Kentucky to Pittsburgh aboard our Landplane with PAART Landpilots Teresa Gamble and Brandan Lyda. These were special passengers today with 5 of them coming from an 80 dog hoarding seizure and 3 of them being found with Heartworm and surviving. All 13 now have a second chance at […]