2251 Miles + 32 Drivers = 2 Lives Saved
Liberty Ride Transport is a group of volunteers who organize transport of animals and is a division of Denver
Dachshunds Rescue Transport (DDRT), a 501(c)3. When Fetch Fido A Flight’s plane was overweight, they had to find a way to get two dogs to Oregon. The dogs, Shadow and Rocky – black retriever mixes, were originally rescued by Homeward Bound in Hilton, OK. They asked Liberty Ride Transport for help and Liberty sprang into action to find drivers to make the journey from Hilton, OK to SafeHaven Humane Society in Tangent, OR. They started their journey on Friday, March 10 at 8:00 and arrived at SafeHaven on Sunday, March 12 at 7:15 p.m. In total, their journey spanned 2,251 miles. There were 32 drivers who drove a total of 35 hours to rescue Shadow and Rocky and give them a second chance.
* LONGEST SEGMENT: Tremonton, UT to Burley, ID – 1 hour 35 minutes / 113 miles
* AVERAGE SEGMENT: 70 miles / 1 hour and 5 minutes