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26 Animals Saved

by Jonathan Plesset

26 animals, pulled from shelters where they were out of time, are waking up with morning with a second chance thanks to Landpilots Mindy Wirick and Dawn Sepulveda. The team set out on Friday for Kentucky where they spent the night to recharge and prepare for the mission. On Saturday morning they woke up and […]

5 dogs reunited with their owners after fleeing Puerto Rico

by Jonathan Plesset

Landpilots Kelly Genovese and Mary Hart had front row seats to a heartwarming reunion between 5 dogs and their owners who had to make a gut wrenching decision. When Hurricane Maria hit the Island of Puerto Rico these owners had to leave their pets behind in order to save themselves. After 6 months the owners […]

46 Cats Saved

by Jonathan Plesset

46 cats that had little hope are safely riding with Landpilots Dennis Bayne and David Stash today on their way from danger to safety. The two guys left Pittsburgh yesterday for South Carolina where they spent the night dreaming of kitties and the incredible mission they were about to undertake. Early this morning they woke […]

Reunited Part 2

by Jonathan Plesset

Imagine the feeling of loss you would experience if a disaster forced you to leave your beloved dog behind in order to save yourself. Its heartbreaking to think of how you would feel knowing that your pet is somewhere out there, scared and alone, waiting for you to come back. Juan Gerera had to make […]

Reunited Part 1

by Jonathan Plesset

Warning: you may want to grab a tissue! Our team is participating in an amazing program with our partners at St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center called Puerto Rico Animal Unite! PAART drivers Lisa Thomas and Christina McCool Colantoni left Madison NJ this morning to deliver dogs flown in from Puerto Rico late last night. All […]

Pet First Aid and CPR Certified

by Jonathan Plesset

What is the secret to PAART’s success? The volunteers. 17 people from our team wanted to enhance the way we transport. They want to be the best at what they do so they signed up to become animal certified in Pet First Aid and CPR just in case the unthinkable happens. It should be said […]

22 Animals Cruising

by Jonathan Plesset

22 animals, 12 dogs and 10 cats, are cruising down the highway right now with the wind blowing in their crates and the smell of a second chance in the air. Landpilots David Stash and Kelly Genovese have the Landplane on a special mission today in honor of the Pittsburgh Paralegal Association who raised the […]

14 Dog Holiday Mission

by Jonathan Plesset

14 dogs are on their way to a new beginning with two star Landpilots leading the way. David Stash and Dennis Bayne, who literally just finished two separate missions yesterday, are back on the road again less than 24 hours after returning home. In just a few days time these two are responsible for 68 […]

38 Dogs From Danger to Safety

by Jonathan Plesset

38 dogs are safe and sound after a second chance journey from danger to safety with our team. Landpilots Dennis Bayne, Christina McCool Colantoni, and Jennifer Trancraitor spent two days on the road in the PAART Disaster Relief and Rescue Transport Trailer to give hope to 38 animals for whom transport to Western Pennsylvania offers […]

15 Dog Rescue Mission

by Jonathan Plesset

15 dogs for which a ride in Landplane meant a second chance to find their furever homes are safe and sound at the dawn of a new beginning. PAART Landpilots David Stash and Dawn Sepulveda left yesterday on a mission involving multiple sending and receiving shelters. The team made the trip to the ASAP Kennel […]