Asheville Dogs Take Flight for Adoption

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 10:45am

Sometimes using a creative approach to pet adoptions makes all the difference in the world. In a recent life-changing trip, 36 lucky dogs and puppies from an ASPCA partner community agency, the Asheville Humane Society, received new chances to find loving forever homes. These sweet pups were transported by plane from North Carolina to Florida in an “Airlift of Love,” during the annual Pilots n Paws event.

Over the course of the event, 300 dogs were flown to parts of the country where there are plenty of willing adopters waiting to open their homes to shelter pets. This impressive event could be considered the largest canine rescue in American history!

Check out the video to follow these sweet dogs, including one special pup named Betty, on their exciting journey toward adoption.

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This was the best thing this morning to ensure that those little lives have been saved. I'm all for "rescue" dogs and have 2 myself and I'm so grateful for them.

Nancy Towle

We can relate, we just got our rescue dog that was flown in from Texas from some magnificent people that work at Texas Husky Rescue.

There are truly angels who walk among us. They come in all sorts of forms such as all the humans who tirelessly and selflessly rescue, fly, protect and give homes to the other 4 legged angels who live to love us.

Thank you for sharing this beautiful story. Blessings to all involved with and in the Asheville Dogs Flight for Adoption.


That is a good video?;0


what fun! they may be afraid to fly but off they go trusting their new home and owners to make all right