This was the 16th flight organized by Fetch Fido a Flight, an organization that transports animals from those high-kill shelters to Oregon where they find a reprieve from euthanasia.
Each flight costs about $17,000, paid for by donations. The organization hopes to grow to support one or two flights every month.
“Dogs are being euthanized because we can’t get a plane out,” said Carole Weber, board secretary of Fetch Fido a Flight. “(Oklahoma shelters) are so backed up, it’s brutal.”
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