Posts by Jonathan Plesset

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Cats!

by Jonathan Plesset

14 cats and 1 dog, pulled from rural areas by our friends at the B.A.R.C Boone Animal Rescue Coalition, arrived safely at Providence Animal Center and Mostly Muttz Rescue after a second chance ride with our team. PAART Land Pilots Tim Bouvy and Larry Johnson set out for Morgantown, WV yesterday in the PAART Landplane. […]

Happy Birthday Mike!

by Jonathan Plesset

It’s fitting that on Valentines Day 24 dogs flew from danger to safety on board the PAART Airplane. PAART Pilots Pete Lehmann and 17 year old Pilot Adrian Balister, one of only 4 pilots in the USA who got his Private and IFR Ratings at the same time, flew to Kentucky on a special sponsored […]

18 Animals By Air

by Jonathan Plesset

16 cats and 2 dogs flew to a second chance from an overcrowded shelter on the PAART Plane with PAART Pilots Rebecca Mihalcik and Pete Lehmann. Under a blanket of fog, and a cold front that was moving through causing severe winds, these two pilots had the right stuff to get the job done and […]

Dogs from a Cruelty Case: 18 Months Later

by Jonathan Plesset

Recently, four gorgeous dogs went on the freedom ride of ALL freedom rides. 18 months ago we received a call asking for our assistance on a cruelty case with the Pennsylvania State Police. In the middle of the night our founders Brad Childs and Jonathan Plesset mobilized a small team to deploy into a very […]

51 Dog Rescue Mission

by Jonathan Plesset

51 animals pulled from rural underfunded shelters woke up this morning with a second chance thanks to PAART Land Pilots Carolyn Jochymek and Christina McCool Colantoni. Each one has a story that pulled at our hearts when we learned about where they came from and the dire circumstances that defined their lives. Missions like this […]

16 Animal Given Hope

by Jonathan Plesset

15 dogs and 1 cat who were running out of time took a trip with PAART Land Team Pilots Lisa Thomas and Lori Kraus to a new beginning and a second chance on the PAART Landplane. The rescue duo, who are sisters, set out for multiple stops in Virginia and PA over the course of […]

Abandoned Mom’s And Their Pups Rescued

by Jonathan Plesset

21 dogs were flown to a new beginning thanks to PAART Pilots Jonathan Plesset and Brad Childs. Two set of mom’s and their pups, all with special circumstances, needed our help. Their story touched us and we knew we had to help. The first mom had just given birth to a litter of pups when […]

Clearing Two Shelters

by Jonathan Plesset

54 dogs of all ages, from puppies to seniors, made the journey from danger to safety over the weekend after we cleared out two shelters of all of their dogs! Landpilots David Stash and Diane Fasciano braved challenging driving conditions while on their way to meet our rescue partners, Wags To Riches – Helping Animals […]

19 Dogs From Arkansas

by Jonathan Plesset

19 dogs flew to safety during an urgent mission that demonstrated our unique ability to jump into action and deploy our air power to help animals in need. We got word that 19 animals from Arkansas needed immediate air rescue. With the shelter over capacity, finding a suitable destination on short notice meant a long […]

55 Animals Transported From Danger to Safety

by Jonathan Plesset

55 animals were rescued from underfunded rural shelters and given a second chance on our PAART Land Plane by Landpilots David Stash and Carolyn Jochymek. The duo set off for a two day journey to give these animals safe passage to their new life. Smaller shelters that work tirelessly to help animals are always faced […]