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Airborne dogs land in Thompson Falls

No-kill policy at TRACS has pilot shuttling doomed dogs from out of state


November 9, 2017

Justin Harris

FOR 'DOG IS MY CO-PILOT,' canines are also the cargo. Staff from Thompson River Animal Care Shelter (TRACS) donned costumes on Halloween to greet pilot Peter Rork and a pack of dogs looking for a home.

Although it was Halloween, it probably felt like Christmas for the ten dogs aboard the aircraft. Pilot Peter Rork landed his Cessna Caravan at Thompson Falls Airport, Tuesday, after a short stop in Missoula. "I took off from Scottsdale, Arizona about 6:30 this morning," said Rork, who is the oper...

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