Get on a repatriation flight with out their pets or miss the final flight dwelling?

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Ike on the best way dwelling. Kurt Klischuk

Poirier says the unsung hero of all of it is Aimee Mckie of Should Love Canines. “She was essential in placing issues collectively. Hand delivering paperwork, assisted with vet export permits, Division of Agriculture approval,  and ensuring all of the animals had pee pads and muzzles for the flight.

“I heard one of many Sunwing flight attendance say, ‘It was one of many funnest flights’ she’s ever labored,” says Klischuk.

Paws En-route handler with Toby in Toronto. Provided

Poirier, who has two rescue kitties, one from the Rockies and the from Haida Gwaii, says she stayed behind, ”So I can arrange one other flight. Within the final days, earlier than the primary flight I acquired 40 messages from of us trying to be on that flight. I couldn’t add any final minute company, because of the nature of it being a non-public constitution. So I made a decision to remain and arrange one other flight”.

Melissa Mcalear and her canine. Provided

Since then Poirier has gotten greater than 300 emails and many calls from others who weren’t capable of get on the flight. So there’s a Noah’s Ark Undertaking 2 flight being deliberate for July.

“I hope to be coming dwelling on this one,” says Poirier. “We do want to boost funds to get this subsequent airplane off the bottom!”


She has began a Go Fund Me web page at