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...

27 April 2010 ~ 0 Comments

White County Puppy Mill

221 Dogs like Phoebe here are out of a once crowded, Sparta Puppy Mill and Never looking back.  Thanks to the White County Sherriff’s department for making the call to the HSUS, the owner of the puppy mill surrendered all animals to authorities and in return, no charges were pressed.  While this is a horrible […]

06 April 2010 ~ 0 Comments

A.A.R.F. In The Herald-Citizen

Barn donated to AARF to boost canine rescue efforts For clarification purposes, we would like to address a miscommunication that was printed in Monday’s Herald-Citizen (4/5/2010).  A.A.R.F. was at one point looking at the possibility of renovating two barns in Cookeville for use as a shelter, but it was determined quite some time ago that […]

05 April 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Ready to Begin Construction

Our Kennels are here!  We have our building!  Now we need to make the dream a reality!  Here is what we need to make this happen: The rafters in this building need to be repaired, as they are patched and not supported properly The slope on one side of the building needs to be dug out, […]

01 April 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Update on Cocker Spaniels

We are pleased to report that our boys, Freckles and Drake, have made an AMAZING transformation into quite handsome fellows!  Marilyn did an EXCELLENT job with their groom, and has taken such wonderful care of them this week.  Today they are at the Humane Society of Putnam County Spay Neuter Clinic being neutered and vetted.  […]

26 March 2010 ~ 0 Comments

New Friends, New Opportunities

As most of you are aware, AARF volunteers have been slowing down on intake to concentrate on completing our no kill shelter facility.  This has been very difficult for most of us, since our passion in life IS saving these animals from life threatening situations.  So when a new friend called this morning and said […]

26 March 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Crossville Cruz-N

   Please visit their website at http://www.cruz-n.com/ Great Cars!  Great Music!  Great Fun!   A.A.R.F. Thanks Downtown Crossville, Inc. for inviting us to be a part of the numerous events planned in 2010. April 23rd-25th:  Crossville Garden Show April 24th:  Cruise In May 15th:  Paw & Order May 22nd:  Cruise In June 26th:  Cruise In July […]

25 March 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Neglected Cocker Spaniels Need Your Help

We in rescue sometimes come across animals that literally take our breath away…like we have trouble breathing at the thought that anyone could treat an animal so poorly.  Such is the case that happened today.  A.A.R.F. received a call from a concerned citizen about 2 severely neglected dogs that her mom had been feeding.  She […]

17 March 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Hope and Darcy’s Story

Hope, now Bella, was rescued in 2007 from a horrific situation of abuse, neglect and cruelty.  She was skin and bones upon arrival and very insecure.  When I pet her for the first time, my heart ached…she loved it so much, she just wanted more.  She would paw at me, as if to say “Please…don’t […]

17 March 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Wally The Wal Mart Dog

So our little Wally Monster is going in to be fixed tomorrow!!!  I expect that anyone who is looking for an awesome personality as their first pre-requisite for adoping a dog will just become smitten with him.  The pup that went from Devil Dog to “Stole My Heart” literally overnight…I just hope that we can […]

17 March 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Events at Petco Murfreesboro

We have had some real good success doing adoption events at the PETCO store @ The Avenue in Murfreesboro.  Willie Wells, who is the manager here, invited us to attend and conduct events from this store.  We are in search of foster homes in the Murfreesboro area – real animal lovers who are familiar with […]