Dog Rescue

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Flood Victim Dog’s Saved

by Jonathan Plesset

When a flood wiped out their shelter 3 dogs needed rescue. A joint mission between the Air and Land team helped these special dogs make the long journey from Danger to Safety. First up in the sky was the Air Team with Pilots Jonathan Plesset and Pete Lehmann at the controls of N412AR. The guys […]

44 Animals Saved

by Jonathan Plesset

44 animals from various under-funded shelters took a special trip from danger to safety with PAART Landpilots Carolyn and Dennis yesterday. 37 dogs and 7 cats now have a chance to find the love that all animals desire. The need to love and be a part of the “pack” is ingrained in these animals from […]

Our 10,000th Rescue

by Jonathan Plesset

Saving one animal can be the spark that ignites a passion to do more. From one animal, to two, to ten, or even to a 1,000, taking that first step is all that is needed. A few years ago the desire to help one animal created the Pittsburgh Aviation Animal Rescue Team. Along the way […]

14 Animals on the Road

by Jonathan Plesset

11 dogs and 3 cats are traveling on the highway in West Virginia heading for a new life and a second chance with PAART Landpilots Dennis Bayne and Kelly Genovese. They are probably listening to some good tunes with the sights and sounds of the road whistling through their crates. Today for these 14 is […]

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 […]

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 […]