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Leaving on a Jet Plane

Leaving on a Jet Plane

TEXT BY REBEKAH OLSEN PHOTOS COURTESY PILOTS N PAWS link to original story Over 16,000 years ago, the bond between dogs and humans was forged. Some researchers debate that it was the wolf that first approached the human, and not the human domesticating the wolf, but regardless of who loved whom first, we can’t deny […]

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Pat Picornell Saves 250 Animals Yearly Via Pilots N Paws

By Maria Sonnenberg, Space Coast Medicine & Active Living  //  August 10, 2014 CENTRAL FLORIDA HUMANITARIAN SPOTLIGHT ABOVE VIDEO: Pilot Jeff Bennett talks about saving lives of dogs and other animals. About five million perfectly healthy animals are euthanized annually at shelters across the country because shelters have no room to keep them until a permanent home is found. […]

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Unwanted Springhill puppies get free flight to Minnesota

Unwanted Springhill puppies get free flight to Minnesota

Pilots N Paws offers free transportation for rescue animals across the United States. Mar. 13, 2014  link to original story Written by Vickie Welborn   SPRINGHILL — When a stray pregnant dog decided to have her litter of puppies on Carroll and Helen Timmons’ patio after Christmas, the retired couple was overwhelmed. They quickly reached out to […]

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Pilots transport rescue dogs from Panhandle to SWFL

Pilots transport rescue dogs from Panhandle to SWFL

link to original story www.island-reporter.com March 14, 2014 Special to the Reporter (sancapnews@breezenewspapers.com) , Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander The Gulf Coast Humane Society received dogs transported by Pilots N Paws on March 1. Six dogs were transported to Page Field Airport from the Florida Panhandle to be rescued by GCHS. The program Pilots N Paws was […]

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Jeannette family’s new pet delivered by plane

Jeannette family’s new pet delivered by plane

  link to original story By Greg Reinbold Published: Friday, March 21, 2014, 12:01 a.m. Jan Mikan and her family waited eagerly on the tarmac in front of Arnold Palmer Regional Airport as Bud Newhouse’s RV-8 propeller plane touched down and taxied to a stop. Her 6-year-old grandson, Andrew, battled the whipping winds to proudly hold up a […]

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Pilots N Paws: Group takes animal rescue to new heights

Pilots N Paws: Group takes animal rescue to new heights

February 6, 2014 By R. Scott BelzerStaff Writer link to original story LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — A mother beagle named Lucy and her litter of seven got a new lease on life Monday afternoon, braving ice, snow and rain via the last thing one would expect — a charter airplane. The eight dogs are the […]

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A Dog’s Best  Friend  Huey O’Neil’s mission to save dogs,  one flight at a time.

A Dog’s Best Friend Huey O’Neil’s mission to save dogs, one flight at a time.

A Dog’s Best Friend Huey O’Neil’s mission to save dogs, one flight at a time. people By Richard Shellene Normally when a high school student looks to give back to the community, they look for opportunities within their school or local charities such as the Humane Society. It is a rare individual that truly thinks […]

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Local animals air-lifted to adoptive homes across the US

Local animals air-lifted to adoptive homes across the US

link to original story FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) – Pilots N’ Paws and Florence County Environmental Services hosted an airlift operation event for local animals on Saturday at the Florence General Aviation Center, on the grounds of The Florence Regional Airport. Most of the animals came from Florence County Environmental Services, and the rest came from […]

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Pit bulls received another chance from Animal Village NM

Pit bulls received another chance from Animal Village NM

Pit bulls received another chance from Animal Village NM Pilots joined the rescue effort to bring them to Alamogordo By Sunny Aris For the Ruidoso News POSTED:   02/21/2014 08:02:42 AM MST link to original story  When a seriously emaciated pitbull was left freezing overnight while giving birth to six pupppies outside a New Mexico […]

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Humane Society seeks fosters for flight rescue

Humane Society seeks fosters for flight rescue

Humane Society seeks fosters for flight rescue By Emily EtheredgePublished 5:17pm Monday, February 17, 2014 link to original story The Chilton County Humane Society is seeking volunteers to temporarily care for animals before leaving on a mass flight rescue March 1. “We need foster parents to take these animals in for two weeks so we […]

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