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...

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Ruby’s Story

Ruby came to us from a commercial breeding facility – and she is by far one of the most memorable rescues we have done.  Whoever had her really did take good care of her.  She was WELL overweight, she had a VERY personable demeaner about her, and she walked into her foster home and made […]

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Fred’s Story

Fred is very happy here and we are very glad to have him! Thank you!

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Betty Lou’s Story

Hello, I adopted “betty lou”, now named “akira-lee” this summer. I just thought i’d write you to give you an update on how she’s doing. well, she’s changed a lot, her coat is getting much longer and more gray in color! she’s so funny, she’s growing a beard. Her little face is so comical, she’s […]

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Lowell’s Story

Lowell came to AARF as our first cruelty case.  Lowell’s mother, Hope, had long been absued and neglected.  Her owner would allow her to continue to reproduce, and then bury her puppies alive after he found them.  In addition, he would release his very aggressive dog on her who would literally rip her to shreads.  […]

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Simba’s Story

Simba showed up at the college here as a stray.  A kind hearted young man asked if we would take her since he could not keep her in his dorm.  Here’s a picture of Simba shortly after she arrived: Here’s what Simba’s new Dad has to say: Simba is doing fine. We all have really […]

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Rocco’s Story

Rocco came to us with his mom from a horrible man who used to do terrible things to his dogs and their puppies – rather than just get them fixed..  The puppies were almost feril – scared to death of everything, everyone and would tremble when you held them.  Luckily, with the help of a few kind hearted […]

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Patsy’s Story

The woman who found Nancy was like a lot of people in rural Tennessee – they lived in a county with no animal control, no animal shelter – 11 counties in our region alone are in the same situation.  So what do you do when a stray shows up on your doorstep?  Before, she would […]

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Leopold’s Story

Leopold showed up in Crossville as a stray.  The woman who found him was so fearful that her dogs would kill him, she emailed us immediately for assistance.  This was Leopold then: Here is what Leopold’s new mom has to say about him: Leo chose me…and I mean that literally.  I showed up at an […]

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Grace’s Story

Here’s what Grace’s family says:  Thank you for the card you sent us. Grace is doing very well. She is a real sweet cat. She has grown so much since we had met. She has also gained a few pounds. we are still so glad that we found her. She loves to play with our other cat Pretty. […]

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Jordy’s Story

Jordy was found abandoned on a golf course in Crossville, TN.  She held out for the family that she chose – and luckily they chose her too!  Here’s Jordy when she first came to us: Here’s what Jordy’s new family has to say: We just wanted to email you and say hello, and tell you […]