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Mama and pups

Another lot coming from a Raleigh NC rescue, this was a mom and 6 puppies that were fortunate to have Amelia Air to transport them to Pennsylvania in a speedy 90 minute flight to long life and health. The folks who work at the rescues and the shelters are quite wonderful human beings. They often see the dark side of…

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Relax, pup

Although we don’t have many photos of these guys in the plane, they are so cute that when we had to keep them for 2 weeks after picking them up in Raleigh Durham NC, we didn’t mind one bit! We ended up paying for their shots, de-worming and good puppy food since they were in poor shape after being rescued.…

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Oh PLEASE can we keep him?

Here’s Jake. My wife was absolutely smitten with this little guy, after picking him up in Rocky Mount NC for a 90 minute flight to freedom (that would have lasted 4 hours in a car!), an occasional problem when coordinating multi-leg flights is the second pilot doesn’t have weather or capabilities to fly on the same day as we do.…

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Can we keep him?

Not the first time we’d heard that, but this little guy was absolutely adorable and we were sorely tempted to keep him. It was our first rescue in the Twin Cessna, and a very sweet dog both on the flight back from Rock Hill, South Carolina where we rescued him along with other puppies picked up from the same rescue…

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A relay flight of 4 dogs

March 2015, we flew the trusty Piper Saratoga down to Blacksburg VA, to pick up 4 dogs from a relay pilot who had flown them up from South Carolina where they had been brought to the shelter with a death sentence unless adopted. Although this dog doesn’t look very happy at all, it’s remarkable how resilient dogs can be when…

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