Dog Rescue

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46 Special Dogs

by Jonathan Plesset

These missions leave an imprint on our hearts as we form bonds with both the animals and the passionate people who share our goal: to leave no dog left behind. Today 46 dogs have a chance at a new beginning because the love we share for animals bonds us together. PAART Landpilots Elizabeth Zappa and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

31 Dog Rescue Trip

by Jonathan Plesset

31 baby dogs made the long trip from Clarksville, Tennessee yesterday on the PAART Land Plane with the capable and loving hands of Landpilot Mark J Britton at the wheel! These wee ones came back to Pittsburgh and then finished their journey with our good friends from North Shore Animal League America where they will […]

40 dog rescue mission

by Jonathan Plesset

PAART Landpilots Diana Betz and Tim Bouvy helped give a second chance to 40 dogs in Kentucky who wake up this morning with a new chance to find their furever home. Both Landpilots did an incredible job after spending two days away from home to bring these 40 special animals from Danger to Safety. The […]