2019☑︎–A good year (well, 4 months!) for at-risk dogs!

2019 year in review: As 2019 has come and gone, any good business would take some time to review how effective and efficient the company has been, and Amelia Air is no different. A look back at what we’ve accomplished in the first 4 months of our existence reveals impressive numbers, which I’ll briefly review, along with some thoughts about…

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No dog left behind November!

Some people spent “Black Friday” shopping or recovering from Thanksgiving dinner and pies (I sure loved my Apple Pie). Amelia Air however jumped into action by flying to Charleston West Virginia to pick up 6 dogs in one of our volunteer’s Cessna 182. There were 2 litters that our partner rescue, Canine Humane Network, in Gaithersburg MD needed to get…

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Dog rescues through rain, sleet and snow

November 23rd brings us back to Dr. Rob Allen’s beautiful Cessna Conquest 441, a twin turboprop airplane capable of all-weather flying. With onboard radar, known icing conditions capability and two highly experienced pilots and one beautiful and compassionate dog handler, we struck out to North Carolina to pick up 10 dogs and fly them up to Connecticut. There was a…

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Amelia Air’s clown car plane!

Saturday morning, November 9th in Virginia was a cold fall morning – a perfect day for Amelia Air to launch into action. Flying down to Knoxville Tennessee with my co-pilot, Umar Ali, we were excited to get started on this latest rescue. This one had started a few weeks prior when we contacted a rescue in Louisiana that was quite…

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News coverage!

On election night (Tuesday Nov. 5th), Fox News ran a short segment on Amelia Air, which we’re very proud of! Below is the segment, so we hope you enjoy!

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Amelia Air Rescue #2

Lily. A lovely name. Shar Pei. A unique and lovely breed. But boy-oh-boy was Lily absolutely NOT a lovely dog when we first met her! She was incredibly anxious, fearful, protective, and eventually we figured out she just hated her crate. Spoiler: It all turned out beautifully though – a happy dog, and happy rescue outcome. Rewind a bit, and…

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