Grey Muzzle celebrated Adopt a Senior Pet Month in style with Today.com. We are thankful to Anna Kaplan for sharing the story of this special lifesaving mission made possible by a Grey Muzzle grant to Pet Rescue Pilots. On November 5, Pet Rescue Pilots flew senior dogs from rural California shelters where they had little chance of adoption to Oregon where they were welcomed by foster parents and forever families.
Pet Rescue Pilots, a nonprofit that brings pets at overcrowded shelters to their forever homes through cost-free plane trips, celebrated bringing 2,500 pets to their forever homes by embarking on a special flight for senior pets only.
In honor of November being Adopt a Senior Pet Month, the rescue flew 23 senior dogs 856 miles from Los Angeles to Eugene, Oregon, on Nov. 5, where their foster parents and forever homes were waiting.
The seniors only flight brought the canines, all ages 7 and older, from overcrowded shelters in the Los Angeles area to Oregon, where four local rescue organizations greeted them to bring them to their new families.