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!
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Age: 1-2 years
Weight: 25 pounds
Activity level: Paintball has a high energy level, so he is looking for a family who can give him lots of attention, exercise, and good old-fashioned playtime!
Temperament: Paintball is incredibly affectionate and friendly! He is very playful and always happy! He is such a sweet soul, and he adores being around his foster mom so much that he will even lay across her feet as she stands at the mirror to do her makeup! How adorable is that?
Good with kids?: YES! Paintball is so playful and energetic, he would make the perfect addition to a family with kids who are looking for a playmate!
Good with other pets?: YES! Paintball absolutely loves other dogs, and he is always playing with them! He is also great with cats.
Ideal family: Paintball’s ideal family would most definitely include kids and other dogs for him to play with so he will always have a playmate to help him get his energy out! He would also make a great companion for an energetic couple or anyone who could use a great running partner! (Paintball just loves to run!).
Ideal day: Paintball’s ideal day would include waking up energetically for a fun-filled morning walk, laying across your feet lovingly while you get ready for the day, playing with any and all kinds of stuffed animals absolutely as much as possible, gleefully chasing after all his new playmate friends (of both two-legged and four-legged varieties!), enjoying some training time while you teach him new tricks (which is the best way to keep an active dog’s mind busy to prevent destructive behaviors), and finally, once he is all worn out, cuddling up with the whole family for a lazy Saturday night movie!
Attention level required: Paintball has a high energy level, so he is going to need someone who is prepared to give him lots of attention! He will be fine at home while the family is off at work or school, but he should probably be crated under these circumstances until he can adjust to his new environment.
Housetrained?: Paintball is coming along on his housetraining, but he is not quite there yet! So he needs someone who will be patient with him. He has exhibited some marking behaviors when he enters a new environment, but his foster mom simply put doggie diaper on him for a few days, and the habit disappeared very quickly.
Space needed: Even though Paintball is small, he would enjoy a little extra space to run around in so as to get out all his cute little doggie energies!
Previous experience needed?: The only thing Paintball needs a little help with is housetraining, so he either needs someone who is experienced in this area, or who is willing to be patient while you both learn the ropes together!
The best thing about Paintball: Paintball’s foster parents say their favorite thing about Paintball is….EVERYTHING! He has such a loving personality, is incredibly cuddly, very intelligent, even-tempered, and has unparalleled amounts of sweetness! They say the cutest thing he does is try to “talk” back to people who are talking to him. And can we just mention….how handsome is he??? We absolutely adore this little fella, and we can’t wait to see his little stubby tail wagging as it accompanies him on his way to his new home! Just meet him once, and we know you will adore him, too! And this little sweetie was absolutely made to be adored.
To meet, inquire about, or fill out an adoption form for Paintball, please visit aarf-tn.com/. Paintball will also be available for a meet and greet at Petco in Cookeville on Saturday, March 9th, from 12-6!
We are partnering with Get Fired Up Foods and Mustard Seed Ranch to produce a benefit calendar featuring dogs adopted from A.A.R.F. with children at Mustard Seed Ranch. Want your dog to be a star? [Updated 11-1-12: Thank you to everyone who entered! The calendar is now in production.]
Visit Blue Coast Burriot and just say we’re here for “AARF” when you order and they will donate 10% of your sale! Invite your friends, family, neighbors & strangers!
Every “All about Rescue” order helps! Eat with Blue Coast Burrito anytime during the week of
Sunday, August 26th – Saturday, September 1st at the Cookeville location and help support All About Rescue and Fixin’ Inc!
Blue Coast Burrito
1010 S. Jefferson Ave – Cookeville
Wyndham Resorts, Flowers Bakery and many, many volunteers came out to support the Cumberland County Animal Shelter and AARF in one of the largest fundraisers this year! Wyndham donated 4 trailer loads of furniture which was sold to the public at rock bottom prices in an attempt to raise funds for the homeless animals in our region. Flowers Bakery donated snacks for sale at these events as well. We raised over $3000 to help the animal shelter and homeless animals in Cumberland County over this 7 day event! A BIG THANKS to all of the volunteers who came out to assist and support the shelter, and a BIG THANKS to all of you who came and purchased items for sale.
A.A.R.F. is excited to announce a full weekend of pet adoption activities July 15, 16 & 17 along with the Cookeville PETCO grand reopening events. The newly remodeled store features a new layout and a bright new look. In honor of PETCO’s National Adoption Weekend, A.A.R.F. will feature reduced adoption donations for dogs, cats, kittens and puppies. On Friday, A.A.R.F. invites you to come out to the “Feline Frenzy” Cat-Only Adoption Event from 12-6 PM. Cats and kittens will be looking for their perfect home, so come out and make a new friend.
Saturday’s events start out with the PETCO ribbon-cutting at 8:55. Doors open at 9AM and free professional pet photography will be offered for the first 30 PALS customers, so be sure to get there early! A.A.R.F. will have a “Canine Carnival” Adoption Event on Saturday from 9AM-6PM. We can help you find the perfect dog or puppy
for your family,
On Sunday, PETCO shoppers will receive a free PETCO tote bag, while supplies last. Free professional pet photography will again be offered for the first 30 PALS customers. A.A.R.F. will have “Mutt Madness” Adoption Event where you can meet loveable dogs of all shapes and sizes.
For more information, visit PETCO at 377 West Jackson St. Suite 11 in Cookeville, TN or call them at 931-526-8991. To learn more about A.A.R.F. and to see the dogs and cats for adoption, visit A.A.R.F.’s website at www.aarf-tn.com.
Chili’s proudly supports A.A.R.F.! (All About Rescue and Fixin)
A.A.R.F Nights are Sundays – June the 12th and 26th from 4pm to 10pm. Bring the whole family!
1428 Interstate Dr
We look forward to seeing you here. Please download and print off this flyer! Click here to download Cookeville Chili’s – A.A.R.F. Nights flyer!
Chili’s – Pepper in Some Fun!
Join AARF at Cookeville PETCO on Saturday December 18th from 1-4pm for a fun photo with Santa for your pet. Photos will be $10 and all proceeds will go to A.A.R.F.! We’ll also have pet gift baskets available (AN $85 VALUE) for $25 with a photo included in the package. A.A.R.F. needs your help more than ever this holiday season, and what better way to support AARF than with an adorable photo of your pet with Santa! We’ll be there from 1-4 on Saturday – Come see us!!
Thank you to the Master Gardners of Cumberland County for inviting A.A.R.F. to the home and garden show this year! We setup as part of Downtown Dogs, working in partnership with Downtown Crossville, Inc. We raised nearly $300 to help animals throughout the Upper Cumberland!