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16 Puppies, 1200nm, 20 hours

From Huey O’Neil: At eight o’clock eastern standard time, the wheels of six two four one bravo left Lantana Airport’s runway three three with one mission on its itinerary, to save sixteen dogs and puppies. That moment was the beginning of a twenty-hour journey that would lead Daniel Diamond, my instructor, and me on a […]

Lucas and Dick Complete First PnP Flight

Dick Cole sent the following: This was my son’s and my first mission in support of Pilot N Paws. The transport was to move Salem, an English Pointer, from an animal shelter in Oklahoma to his foster home in Kentucky on June 21, 2014. The trip was coordinated by Emily McDonald, Pointer Rescue Org, and […]

The Saga of Saving Abigail

Some weeks ago, I got a call from Ashley Pugh, a Houston rescuer. Ashley had heard about a stray-hoarder in Conroe TX, north of Houston, who was threatening to abandon her dogs at Conroe’s high-kill shelter. The woman, apparently, had been taking in strays and had decided that she could no longer afford to feed […]

Pit Mom Destiny and her Babies are now...

June 22 2014 Passengers – Pit Mix Mom Destiny and her 6 Pups. Leg 1 – Springhill, LA to Covington, TN – Flown by Chris Hilty Leg 2 – Covington,TN to Shelbyville,IL – Flown by Jim Carney Leg 3 – Shelbyville, IL to Madison, WI – Flown by Jason Christensen Leg 4 – Madison, WI […]

Catching Up

Determined to catch up. I flew on 6/5/2014 from Pearland Regional Airport (south of Houston) to Lone Star Executive in Conroe (north of Houston to pick up Cassie, the Pomeranian, for transport to Valley International in Harlingen TX (just a few miles from Mexico) to her forever home. On 6/3/2014, I flew from Pearland to […]

Thank you from a happy adopter

Jack helped get Annie (now Vandal) from Marin Humane Society (Novato, CA) to BrightSide Animal Center (Redmond, OR) back in June. She has blossomed into such a wonderful dog and I cannot thank him enough for his help. I was supposed to foster her, but wound up as a foster failure. Thank you Jack and […]