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 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

Labrador Retriever Picture

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 […]

24 January 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Thank you for your donations! Allie can get her surgery!

Thanks to everyone who contributed to the fund to get Allie, the 10+ year young Poodle Mix’s teeth fixed so that she can enjoy the rest of her life without pain.  The $400 was raised, and an appointment will be made Monday, 1/25/10 to schedule the procedure.  ALLIE THANKS YOU VERY MUCH!!!

24 January 2010 ~ 0 Comments

PARVO Hits A.A.R.F. Foster Home

As most are aware, A.A.R.F. does not have a facility to house animals.  Most of them time, we are bummed about this…but occassionally, when viruses and disease strikes, we are glad and feel blessed.  Instead of a widespread outbreak, similar to what happens in animal shelters, our ourbreaks are contained to specific foster homes.   Of […]

13 January 2010 ~ 5 Comments

Sushi’s Story

I’ve been trying to get the “ideal” picture of Sushi, but my camera and I are just too slow! I’ve sent one from Day One (at PetCo) and a more recent one from last week.  She’s grown so much! She’s about 15 lbs. now and her paws can just reach the top of my kitchen […]

13 January 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Ellie’s Story

Ellie is doing really well! She has completely come out of her shell. For the first time, she actually played with dakota. He generally tries to get her to play by pouncing all around and she usually just ignores him, but yesterday she pounced back and they went at it for a good 20 minutes […]