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Huge News!!!!

by Jonathan Plesset

Since the first rescue flight in 2006 we have always dreamed of having a special waiver from the FAA so that PAART could pay for all of the costs associated with our rescue flights. For all of these years the pilots have had to pay for half of the variable costs associated with the flights, […]

10 Animals And One Special Mission

by Jonathan Plesset

When we got the call that a shelter was in trouble and needed to clear their animals asap we jumped in with both feet. After helping 6 animals from the shelter the day before, in between another rescue mission, we decided to send a second team. 10 animals who needed to be helped, or they […]

Double Mission

by Jonathan Plesset

We are in the midst of responding to an emergency overcrowding situation at a shelter in Virginia. We have a team arriving today along with this team that arrived yesterday. 6 dogs were loaded up along the way as the team headed to another rescue mission within this same trip. 41 animals are now safely […]

9000 Animals Rescued

by Jonathan Plesset

It’s fitting that for the 9000th animal our team has rescued it was a mission that saw the Airteam and Landteam join forces to help 30 guinea pigs and 6 rats find salvation from inhumane conditions. PAART Pilots Jonathan Plesset and Rebecca Mihalcik first flew to Philadelphia to where 36 animals were waiting with the […]

40 dogs and a Butterfly

by Jonathan Plesset

A reunion for a lost dog, 39 dogs needing a second chance, and 1 Monarch Butterfly who had to go south to survive, yup…another incredible PAART Mission that we cant wait to share. PAART Landpilots Mark Britton and Carolyn Jochymek started the mission on Monday by meeting up Maggie, a dog that had been lost […]

A Special Reunion

by Jonathan Plesset

There is no better feeling that reuniting a lost dog with their owner. Imagine waiting and wondering for over a year where your best friend went. Late last night we had the honor to help Maggie find her way home.

#PittsburghStrong

by Jonathan Plesset

Their bodies might have been broken but nothing could break their souls. 5 dogs were found with severe malnutrition, evidence that they had been being used for a fight ring, and chained up outside on a rural property. It’s something we have seen before and it’s these kinds of stories that hang heavy on our […]

Pittsburgh

by Jonathan Plesset

In light of the events of the past 24 hours its hard to even think about talking about anything else other than the tragedy we as Pittsburgher’s experienced. It’s easy to forget in moments like these that evil people only make a tiny percentage of our community. This is not the norm, rather this is […]

18 Dogs Flown To Safety

by Jonathan Plesset

18 dogs flew from danger to safety with PAART Pilots Brad Childs and Rebecca Mihalcik. The special doggies took flight to find their second chance and a new beginning in the PAART Airvan. For Rebecca, this was her first PAART mission and under the watchful eye of Brad and flew as Pilot In Command of […]

Hurricane Florence Dogs

by Jonathan Plesset

Hurricane Florence displaced thousands of animals during its devastating flooding. 15 of these special dogs made the long journey from danger to safety with PAART Pilots Jonathan Plesset, Brad Childs, and Pete Lehmann yesterday. The mission started two days ago when Pete flew the Airvan to Camden, South Carolina and spent the night in a […]