Dog Rescue

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29 Dog Rescue Mission

by Jonathan Plesset

3 days on the road, 29 dogs given a second chance, and over 1700 miles driven. For PAART Landpilots David Stash and Kent Knight, its just another normal week. We show you the pics from these missions to display the happiness we see as rescuers in these animals faces. The faces of our Landpilots, well […]

15 Dog Air Rescue Mission

by Jonathan Plesset

The PAART Air and Land Team united for a unique mission to give a second chance to 15 special animals. PAART Pilots Jonathan Plesset and Pete Lehmann flew the Airvan down to Morehead, KY where Wags to Riches and the Wolfe County Animal Shelter were waiting. Some of these animals were trained by Kentucky inmates […]

16 Dogs For Don

by Jonathan Plesset

16 dogs were loaded onto the PAART Landplane early this morning – some by shopping cart, which is adorable. Our rescue partners for this mission are the Humane Society of Catawba County and Clayton County Animal Control. These lucky dogs are headed to Gettysburg PA and Irwin PA! First stop will be Adams County SPCA, […]

The First Mission

by Jonathan Plesset

On a rainy and cloudy day PAART Pilots Jonathan Plesset and Pete Lehmann took the inaugural flight in the New PAART Airplane, N412AR. The devastation from Hurricane Florence is still being felt in the Carolinas. With flood levels still rising, moving animals out and getting supplies into the region is proving to be a challenge. […]

A Mission For A WWII Veteran

by Jonathan Plesset

Hurricane Florence made for a long day yesterday for PAART Landpilots Kelly Genovese and Andrew Morsillo but what an amazing rescue effort on the part of so many! We got the call early yesterday morning that evacuees were coming in faster than had expected at a shelter on the NC/VA border. 11 dogs needed to […]

Introducing the New PAART Airvan

by Jonathan Plesset

Ten years ago one dog on our very first rescue flight inspired us to strive for a simple mission, to save the lives of animals in danger while enriching the lives of people. We started in a tiny airplane with just enough room for a few dogs. Along the way we grew as pilots, expanded […]

62 For Aunt Elva’s 100th Birthday

by Jonathan Plesset

62 dogs are on their way from danger to safety in one of the most unique ways to honor someone we have seen. Aunt Elva Bertha is turning 100 years old and her love of animals has stretched throughout her incredible life. What better way to celebrate her milestone than to do a mission in […]

Hurricane Florence 11 Dog Rescue

by Jonathan Plesset

Hurricane Florence made for a long day yesterday for PAART Landpilots Kelly Genovese and Andrew Morsillo but what an amazing rescue effort on the part of so many! We got the call early yesterday morning that evacuees were coming in faster than had expected at a shelter on the NC/VA border. 11 dogs needed to […]

Before the Storm. Hurricane Florence

by Jonathan Plesset

The response to Hurricane Florence has started and 34 dogs will be getting a second chance which in turn will open up 34 beds for animals clearing out tomorrow from South Carolina. Landpilots Dennis Bayne and David Turner returned late last night from Martinsville, VA where they helped make room so displaced animals affected by […]

PAART Helps 28 Dogs in Kentucky

by Jonathan Plesset

28 dogs from 4 different shelters in Kentucky made the journey to 5 different rescues in PA and NY thanks to Landpilots Andrew Morsillo and Carolyn Jochymek. We got the desperate call a few days ago and at the last minute a special team left late on Friday. After spending the night in Morehead, Kentucky […]