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...

07 February 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Saturday was Rescue Day

For any of you who attended Saturday’s adoption event (2/6/10), you saw the TON of puppies that we were trying to move for the Animal Shelter in Cookeville.  We left ALL A.A.R.F. dogs home with the exception of 5 to concentrate on helping our friends at the shelter.  We got a few applications on some […]

06 February 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Fosters and Parvo Situation

 SHELTER UPDATE I arrived at the shelter today to find a ton of Puppies -they are everywhere…I am begging now, more than ever – if you have ever considered fostering, PLEASE call me or send me an email.  These animals need you desperately.  I am working on potential transports for these pups, but we need […]

02 February 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Update on Parvo Situation

It has been a rough weekend and week.  From being snowed in to losing another pup, I think we were ALL going stir crazy.  ————————————————————————— Cassidy has been officially pre-adopted to a home out of Tennessee.  She is doing great – still eating like a horse and LOVING playtime with the other healthy pups.  Her […]

29 January 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Parvo Update

We have a few crashing, but things are under control.  This is common when a pup contracts Parvo under this experimental treatment in my experience.  This is similar to the situation with Cassidy, Lisa, and Buck previously.  We are monitoring them hourly and they continue to stay hydrated, which is very important with Parvo.  We […]

29 January 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Update on Allie

Allie did NOT have to have ANY teeth pulled!!!  She got a real good cleaning, and pre-anesthetic blood panel – and she is in GREAT shape!  Dr. Barker with Copeland Veterinary Hospital perfomed the procedure, and even he seemed surprised at how well everything turned out.  Upon pickup, Allie was running around, happy and cheerful and […]

28 January 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Parvo Survivors Need Foster Homes

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2 days left and many can come out of quarantine and go directly into foster homes…problem is, we need more foster homes to house them all! 10 Pups turned into 21 in an attempt to assist one of our partners in getting their facilities cleaned up and sanitized.  We have lost only 1 of these […]

28 January 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Update on Parvo Puppies

Click here to read the full story on these puppies from the beginning. JACK is HOME! He arrived on Monday, hungry, healthy and full of energy. He is being transferred to Jenny’s foster home in Monterey to recover and get some special TLC today~ I picked up Jack on Monday, and brought Sandy in to […]

27 January 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Kiss “Chuck” for a $Buck

A.A.R.F. will hold a special Valentines Day Fundraiser/event on Saturday, February 13 2010 at PETCO in Cookeville.  All of our adoptable pets will be there waiting to find their forever homes – hoping to find the love of their life – YOU!  For a donation, we will have special hand-made valentine hearts available, and our […]

27 January 2010 ~ 2 Comments


The City of Cookeville Leisure Services Department is proud to present DOGAPALOOZA AT DOGWOOD PARK!  This event will consist of various animal demonstrations, an off-leash play area, vendors, activities for owners and dogs, educational areas and will end with a live music concert by “Jokers Wild”.  Come visit A.A.R.F.  here, on Saturday, May 15th from […]

24 January 2010 ~ 0 Comments

A.A.R.F. Statistics-Updated for 2009

A.A.R.F. set a goal in April of 2009 to hit the 1000 rescue mark by year end 2009.  We accomplished this goal, and are now looking to double this by end of year 2010.  This is a tough target to hit, but we are certainly going to do our best to reach it.  With additional […]