Dog Rescue

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16 Animals From South Korea

by paart

For the past 96 hours our team has been making runs back and forth from Dulles International Airport to a private rescue outside of Pittsburgh. We have been meeting international flights with very special cargo onboard. Our friends at Humane Society International have been working on shutting down a dog meat farm in Namyangju, South […]

13 Dogs Rescued By Air

by Jonathan Plesset

Some of the most vulnerable in the shelters are the pregnant animals or those who have just given birth. These situations can stretch resources thin and the need to get these animals out is dire. PAART Pilots Jonathan Plesset and Pete Lehmann got the call and jumped into the PAART plane on a cold and […]

30+ Dogs and Cats rescued from St. Croix

by Jonathan Plesset

Dogs and cats who were once victims of Hurricane Maria have a new lease on life while residents that had to flee the island months ago are finally reunited with their pets. It was an uplifting experience for our team to partner with the ASPCA in helping bring 100 of these incredible animals from Danger […]

19 dogs and 16 cats get a second chance

by paart

When you hear that two of the dogs that needed us where found in a garbage bag your heart sinks into your stomach. All you can do is shed a tear and get to work organizing a rescue mission. PAART Executive Director Mary Kennedy Withrow was so moved that she insisted on securing a seat […]

13 Year Old Greyhound Saved

by Jonathan Plesset

A 13 year old Italian Greyhound named Gigi was in need of immediate life saving transport today and our air team stepped up to give hope to this beautiful animal. We got a call from Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center where Gigi was seeking treatment. Her time was running out and she needed a […]

by Jonathan Plesset

The need to help animals never stops. Everyday thousands of animals are needlessly euthanized. PAART Landpilots Kate Blakley and Jim Moran were committed to changing that fact and have spent two days on the road to help 25 dogs take their danger to safety ride on our Landplane. Early yesterday they set out for the […]

20 dogs get a second chance

by paart

It really does take a village. 20 dogs woke up this morning safe and sound with a second chance thanks to PAART Landpilots Mindy Wirick and Jim Moran. Our friends at Healing Hearts Italian Greyhound Rescue got wind of animals in a rural shelter that were scheduled to be euthanized. These animals needed immediate transport […]

Prison trained animals help Soldiers

by Jonathan Plesset

PAART is built on the importance of second chances. For animals, these rescue trips are an opportunity to be reborn. For people, its a reminder that by saving these animals we can make our lives better. 14 animals went on that second chance journey yesterday with our team. The impact of this mission and these […]

5 Dogs Airlifted to Safety

by paart

5 dogs needed to leave a shelter asap and their best hope was to take a second chance flight with the PAART Team. Pilot Pete Lehmann departed Allegheny County early yesterday for a flight to the Morgan County Humane Society in Kentucky. These 5 dogs have not had the best luck in life and Pete […]

Hailey Fox Mission

by Jonathan Plesset

Hailey Fox loves animals. In honor of her 13th birthday and Bat Mitvah the Jr Fox Family has sponsored a special rescue mission in her honor. Hailey, this mission, and the animals that were saved, is in honor of you. German Shepards present an interesting challenge for our team. When being moved they experience a […]