The Pet Tree House - Where Pets Are Family Too : This Pilot Has Saved Thousands Of Animals From Euthanasia By Flying Them To No-Kill Shelters The Pet Tree House - Where Pets Are Family Too : This Pilot Has Saved Thousands Of Animals From Euthanasia By Flying Them To No-Kill Shelters

Thursday, September 10, 2020

This Pilot Has Saved Thousands Of Animals From Euthanasia By Flying Them To No-Kill Shelters


Dr. Peter Rork isn’t just using his pilot’s license as a hobby; he’s using it to save animals. Sparked by tragic loss and his passion for animals, an occasional trip to help transport rescue dogs and cats to no-kill shelters turned into a weekly venture that’s now saved thousands of animals. 

Rork started the nonprofit Dog Is My CoPilot  in 2012 in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, after he safely packed 20 to 30 rescue dogs and cats in his single-engine plane — “like a game of Tetris,” he said. He transferred those animals from shelters where they were considered “code red,” or on the verge of being euthanized, to no-kill shelters.

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