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St. Louis Blues captain David Backes co-pilots trip to rescue 3 stray dogs

Published on February 1, 2012 by   ·   No Comments

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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