Cyndi Lauper~Adopted

My heart jumped when I saw this little girl at the shelter… I knew immediately she is deaf and blind in one eye.  I’ve been told she is a double dapple Doxie.  No wonder I fell in love with her, she is the equivalent to our double merles that we love so much.  She was […]

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Lamb Chop~Adopted

This little girl is about 9 weeks old, and is believed to be a Great Pyrenees, however, her paws beg to differ.  She was found in a ditch by the side of the road, rescued by a good Samaritan, and brought to Hale County Humane Society in Alabama.  She was transported via Pilots N Paws […]

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I was Just a Kid

Yesterday was an amazing day.  I went to the Orlando Executive Airport to pick up two Alabama dogs, Amelia and Bennett’s Boots.  I was also asked to be interviewed for a documentary Tales In Flight. When I heard there was going to be a film crew, I immediately panicked, and asked my friend Irma to […]

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Bennett’s Boots~Adopted

All eyes were  on this little boy, who was named Shaggy.  Rescued from Baldwin County, Alabama, he was chosen to be Jeff Bennett’s 2,000th dog.  There were a lot of people wanting to pet him, a lot of cameras, and noisy airplanes flying around, but he did very well considering the chaos!  The documentary, “Tales […]

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Amelia~Adopted

Amelia was adopted last night, by a family who lives in Deltona. They have a lot of property that Amelia will need to run! Dawn and her husband have been looking for the right pup for their daughter Audra who suffers from Aspergers Syndrome. The moment I put Amelia in Audra’s arms, Amelia melted! I […]

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Billy Ray is now called Bama

Billy Ray~Adopted

A desperate email was sent to Becky, and she forwarded it to me, asking for our help.  It read: Hi Becky, I was wondering if you might be able to help me, I wondered if Gisele might have room for these babies, which I was told look very border collie…… the male that we think […]

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Cathy’s Snuggle Puppies~Adopted

Last Friday, Jeff Bennett personally delivered three puppies from Chilton County’s Humane Society in Alabama. They are cute, healthy, affectionate and ready to find their new homes! Cathy reports how some shelter puppies are fearful and afraid of the human touch, but not these butterballs! They want to be held and cuddled, which is a […]

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Fonzie, the Australian Cattle Dog (Blue Heeler) ~ Adopted

Happy days are here again for Fonzie, the Australian Cattle Dog (Blue Heeler)! Fonzie and his transport buddies, Casey Rose and Rusty all came from Alabama where they were fostered by Deb Gaylord. Fonzie was pulled from the infamous Athens Dog Pound, a notoriously high-kill rural shelter. Our boy was lucky to make it out alive and […]

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Rusty, Calm and Cuddly~Adopted

Rusty is a gorgeous fluffy two year-old  red Border Collie.  He’s everything a great dog should be, intelligent, affectionate, and playful.  He is good with cats, plays with other dogs, great with kids and is very gentle.  What Holly really loves is the way he rides in the car!   Rusty and his transport buddies, […]

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Casey Rose, the Comedian~Adoption Pending

It must have been way back in February when Dale Parrent asked me to take Casey Rose. It seemed no matter how hard we tried to transport her to Florida, schedules just didn’t jive. I asked Becky Harshman, the miracle worker of rescue, if she could help. Jeff Bennett, a volunteer Pilot for Pilots-N-Paws was […]

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Cream Puff, the Corgi ~ Adopted

I apologize in advance for these short posts, but we’re a little short on time! Cream Puff is a tiny little love muffin, who was rescued by Amy Benz and flown to us by a volunteer pilot. She is currently being evaluated here in Deltona, and more information about her temperament will be shared soon. […]

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Fly Boy, the Border Collie

Fly Boy, appropriately named, because he was flown to us by a volunteer pilot after Amy Benz rescued this boy from a high-kill shelter. He is a wonderful dog, submissive, yet sure of himself, not shy at all. He greets everyone with love, regardless of age, size, or gender! He is wonderful with my pack, […]

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Pilots N Paws

As you know, most of our dogs come from rural kill shelters in Alabama and Georgia. It isn’t easy getting them here. So many people are involved: the folks who first let us know about them; volunteers who physically go to the shelters and pull them; locals who open up their homes to foster until […]

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Dee’s White Fluffy Puppies are Here! ~ Adopted!

The White Fluffy Puppies are a litter of puppies that we rescued Dee Sullins, director of the Hale County Humane Society. This is one of the most beautiful litters we have ever seen. Dee referred to them as his “fluffy puppies” and was so happy when we took them. We understand from him that their […]

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Goldie Hawn Doesn’t Have to Fight Anymore

Collie Pup, Goldie Hawn Travels to the Rainbow Bridge: It is with deep regret and sorrow that I inform you that Goldie Hawn lost her life-long battle today at 12:20. The entire morning is a blur to me, but around 2:00 AM I received a phone call advising me that fluid was being removed from […]

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Izzy Gets Picked Up by Pilot Jeff Bennett, from Key West to the Dog Liberator – Adopted

What a gorgeous young female. Izzy will spend the next few days being evaluated and temperament tested so that we can find her the right home. Izzy was adopted last night by John and Karen Dondey. The Dondey’s lost their Border Collie, and wanted another to keep their Border Collie Duke more active. They have […]

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Pilots N Paws, Lady Di, and Goldie Hawn by Mitch Stacy – A Paw and a Prayer

Just read this awesome story written by AP Reporter Mitch Stacy about Pilots N Paws and their recent rescue, which included my Lady Di and Goldie Hawn. A paw and a prayer: Pilots save shelter animals By MITCH STACY, Associated Press Writer Mitch Stacy, Associated Press Writer – Tue Sep 15, 5:47 am ET TAMPA, […]

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Pilots-n-Paws Delivers to The Dog Liberator

On September 3, 2009, the Pilot-n-Paws Volunteer Program transported several pets to the Tampa International Airport where several rescues anxiously awaited their rescued animals. Pilot Jeff Bennett flew for 12 hours, from the Florida Keys to Montgomery, Alabama and then, to Tampa. Dog Liberator Volunteer Writes to AP Reporter Mitch Stacy who covered the transport: […]

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Goldie Hawn, the Collie Girl – Rest in Peace

Goldie Hawn will arrive here on August 29th. She is 4-5 months old and gorgeous! I’m anxious to see her interact with my dogs and my family so that I can evaluate her personality. Update 09/21/09: I almost lost Goldie this morning. I noticed she was having a hard time breathing, but it was alarming. […]

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How You Can Help by Volunteering

Volunteering Count the ways you can get involved and volunteer! Identify and create low-cost spay/neuter programs for your community. Foster the dog of your choice, even if it’s one at a time, you’re still saving a life. Personally volunteer at a shelter, pound, or for a rescuer. Collect used blankets and towels for shelters. Cruise […]

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