MORRISTOWN (AP) — Twenty dogs rescued from high-kill shelters in Georgia and South Carolina arrived in New Jersey by means usually reserved for corporate titans.

Members of Home for Good Dog Rescue await the arrival of 20 rescue dogs from South Carolina. (Home for Good Dog Rescue via Facebook)

They were flown by private jet to Morristown Municipal Airport on Sunday.

Rich Errico of Home For Good Dog Rescue usually drives a van more than 12 hours to bring the dogs back to foster families and permanent homes. But the owner of a private airport terminal offered to fly them back in style.

Errico says the van can be stressful for the dogs. "On the plane, they hardly know they have traveled anywhere."

Van der Sterre fell in love with a female black Labrador named Bree on the last trip.

"She was sitting on my wife's lap during the last trip," van der Sterre confessed. "Then I held her. That was it. It was over."


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