Big Dog Transport Marks a Semblance of Normalcy at Mountain Humane
By Karen Bossick
Eye on Sun Valley
May 26, 2020
The Big Dog that set wheels down at Atlantic Aviation Monday night didn’t have stewardesses decked out in face masks handing out pretzels. Nor were any of its passengers wearing seatbelts.
And the 12 who got off in Sun Valley had no idea that they had just landed in doggie heaven.
But Annie McCauley beamed as she peered inside the cages, each boasting one or two cute furry faces with quizzical looks.
“This makes me feel like I’m back to doing important work,” said the executive director of Mountain Humane.
On Monday Captain Blue and his Dog is My CoPilot plane picked up 74 dogs at a shelter in El, Paso Texas. He dropped some off at to Corgipalooza Rescue & Rehab, the Newberg Animal Shelter and One Tail at a Time in Portland before putting his wheels down in Sun Valley.
He’d fly the rest home to PAWS of Jackson Hole.
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