About A.A.R.F.

A.A.R.F. – All About Rescue and Fixin' Inc. A.A.R.F. (All About Rescue and Fixin’ Inc.) is small group of un-paid volunteers with a passion for animals. We foster these animals in our homes until they find forever homes. We are a NO-KILL rescue, and treat ALL illnesses that can be treated for any animal which enters our program. A.A.R.F. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization - we rely on you, the public for the majority of our funding so that we may save lives locally. Read more...

29 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Adoption Event November 8th at Petco

Please come join us and meet our many dogs and cats for adoption at the Cookeville Petco store, 377 W Jackson St #11, Cookeville, TN 38501. We will be at Petco from 12-5pm on November 8th. Volunteers welcome!

03 September 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Septem-purr Savings – Adult Cat Adoptions $50!

Septem-purr Savings – Adult Cat Adoptions $50! It’s September, and our local shelters are still flooded with cats and kittens. Help us help them. For the month of September, you save on the Adoption fees for all adult cats 1 year of age and older. We, in turn, are able to save more lives. Visit http://aarf-tn.com/adopt/adoptable-cats/ to learn […]

21 January 2014 ~ 2 Comments

Happy Tails from fbutson@gmail.com

      Freddy adopted Abigail Jan 18 and her new name is Bailee.  She is Happy and excited to be with her new family. She loves to run and play on her 5.2 acres with her Daddy’s and she loves to give tons of kisses. She is a real fast learner. she does tricks already […]

28 November 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Think you are ready to adopt a dog? Read this Top 10 List to find out.

By Maggie B. Most of my time spent writing about animals is telling you reasons why you should adopt an animal, but sometimes, we also need to remember the situations in which it is better NOT to get a pet. Below I have written about some situations you might find yourself in where it is […]

13 September 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Happy Tails for Serenity

      Ellen adopted Serenity at the end of August, 2013. “Serenity is a blessing. She stole our hearts the minute her paws landed in NJ. She was very quiet at first but has melded into our family so quickly. She doesn’t like when we have to go to work, but enjoys all the […]

10 September 2013 ~ 1 Comment

Happy Tails for Magnolia (fna Tonya)

Jane & Bob adopted Tonya March 29, 2013. Tonya’s new name is Magnolia. “Magnolia (the dog f/n/a Tonya) came into our lives on Good Friday, March 29, 2013. I cannot begin to tell you all what a blessing she is. I knew I wanted a rescue and for months I was looking and thought I […]

12 July 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Happy Tails for Jaxx

Caylor adopted Jaxx in August 2012. “Jaxx is fitting in great with our family! AARF did a great job with matching us with our perfect companion! Thank you AARF for our wonderful dog!”

10 July 2013 ~ 1 Comment

One Year Rescue Transport Statistics

Since we started our rescue transport program, we have had 1,599 animals transported in 12 months. Of these, 1,485 were dogs and 114 were cats. There has been a 95% TOTAL Adoption Rate from receiving groups (that means that only 5% of the pets are still waiting for homes!). Here’s a video from one of […]

25 June 2013 ~ 1 Comment

Happy Tails for Otto

Michele adopted Otto on September 8, 2012. Michelle says “I went into Petco to get ear medicine for my pug and left with another pug! Otto stole my heart from the beginning. We’ve been a family for almost a year now and it’s been a transition – shortly after adoption, Otto had to to have […]

21 June 2013 ~ 1 Comment

Happy Tails for Jed

Michelle adopted Jed on April 19, 2012. Jed’s adopted name is now Cage. Michelle says “The minute I saw Cage’s picture on Pet Finder I knew he was the one I was looking for! We drove from MO to TN to pick him up. He’s such a happy, goofy boy. His tail wags nonstop! He […]