Found February 01, 2012 on
St. Louis Blues captain David Backes took some time Tuesday to make a rond-trip to Houston, Texas, and back to the St. Louis suburb St. Charles as a co-pilot of a small plane.
Backes, a flight student, went with his instructor and his wife to pick up three stray dogs in Houston to bring them back to a no-kill shelter in St. Charles. The Backes are advocates for animals.
The dogs, Emmitt, Lincoln, and Ernie arrived safely.
Fox St. Louis tagged along for the 700-mile, one-day trip. Click here for the full story.
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