Posts by Jonathan Plesset

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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 […]

5000th Animal

by Jonathan Plesset

On a cool and sunny morning we reached a milestone for our organization. Today marks the 5000th animal rescued. To mark the special occasion we flew one lucky dog on a second chance journey from Danger to Safety. Pilots and Co-Founders Jonathan Plesset and Brad Childs flew along with mission specialist David Holzemer to meet […]

Post Christmas Rescue

by Jonathan Plesset

31 animals got a post Christmas treat of First Class tickets on our Landplane to a second chance. PAART Landpilots Paula Zetter and Morgan Kelly departed yesterday in our freshly fixed Landplane for Martinsville Henry County SPCA. Early this morning they woke up and met their passengers. Each one wanted one thing for the holidays, […]

Thanksgiving Mission

by Jonathan Plesset

Lots to be thankful for this holiday weekend. 8 dogs are on their way to a second chance today thanks to PAART Pilots Jeff Bonasso and Tom McFadden. The duo flew down to Huntington, WV early this morning to meet a Doxie Mom and her 7 puppies who needed help getting to a new home. […]

Cold Windy Night Flying Mission

by Jonathan Plesset

Its cold, its windy, and its dark. Ordinarily these are not the conditions you want when flying small airplanes over mountainous regions but that is exactly what PAART Pilots Dustin and Karen Peterson did last night to help give a second chance to 10 animals. The duo departed from Morgantown, WV and flew down to […]