Adoption Fairs

Saturdays: 12-4pm (cats)

Saturdays: 12-3pm (dogs)

Tuesdays: 12-6pm (cats only)

Wednesdays: 12-6pm (cats only)

Fridays: 12-6pm (cats only)

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday adoption fairs are limited sessions.


Location & Hours

Animal Adoption & Rescue Foundation
311 Harvey Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
336-768-PETS (7387)


  • Tuesdays 12-6pm
  • Wednesdays 12-6pm
  • Fridays 12-6pm
  • Saturdays 12-4pm

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Upcoming Events

Mardi Paws Rescheduled -- MARCH 3

Snow forces delay!

Join us on Tuesday, March 3, for "Mardi Paws" at Hoots Beer Company for a fundraiser for AARF, 2pm until midnight. Enjoy free admission, a Cajun menu and silent auction -- all to benefit our programs.  

HOOTS BEER CO., 840 Mill Works Street,Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Need a flier to share with friends and family? Click HERE for a PDF to print and share.  Please change the date on the flier and your calendar.

Let's give a shout out for our event sponsors: The Porch Kitchen and Cantina, Lowes Foods, Goslin Printing, 105.7 the Buzz radio, House of Rodan custom tees and more, and Krispy Kreme.

Put it on your calendar now and make plans to attend! 




 Spay Day Voucher Sales, Feb 28

The Spay Day event allows low-income (WIC qualifying) Forsyth County residents to purchase spay/neuter vouchers for $10!
The event is open to the public from 10 am - noon.
Locations where vouchers may be purchased:

  • Forsyth County Animal Control - 5570 Sturmer Park Circle, WS 27105
  • Dynasty Furniture - 1590 Peters Creek Parkway, WS 27103
  • Tractor Supply - 1011 Bethania-Rural Hall Road, Rural Hall 27045
  • Petco - 1080 South Main Street, Kernersville 27284

Spread the word by downloading and printing the informational flier by clicking HERE.

Call Leila Warren (336) 782-3779 or email
Call Tim Jennings at (336) 703-2481 or email
Call Jill Kerridge at (336) 721-1303 or email






Rabies Clinic -- March 14

Is it almost spring? Yes? Then it must be time for the spring Rabies Clinic where low cost rabies vaccinations are available for your dogs and cats. Only $8 per dog or cat. Three year rabies vaccination if you bring the current rabies certificate.
Dogs MUST be leashed and cats MUST be in carriers.
When: Saturday, March 14
Time: 10:00AM -- 2:00PM
Where: Marketplace Mall on Peters Creek Parkway
Click HERE for a downloadable flier with more information.

2015 Egg Hunt for Dogs (and their friends) March 28

Mark those calendars and find those doggie Easter baskets!  AARF's Easter Egg Hunt - Little Creek Park, Saturday March 28. Raindate Saturday, April 11. Details TBA -- watch this space and our Facebook page.




Recent Events

Celebrity Chef at Five Points

The Celebrity Chef Series at Five Points restaurant ( featured a special menu and wine pairing created by guest chef Donna Carleton benefiting AARF with 15% of all proceeds from the evening. Thank you Five Points and Donna Carleton for your generosity. Many AARF volunteers enjoyed a delightful evening of good food and wine!

A Night to Remember

AARF volunteers and supporters gathered for an evening of celebration and remembrance on Friday evening, December 12 at the AARF House for the annual lighting of the tree, door prizes, holiday music and more.

Thank you everyone who participated -- volunteers who cleaned, organized, decorated, and brought goodies for us to eat. Several local businesses donated goods and gift certificates for the door prizes: Washington Perk, 228 W. Acadia Ave.; Olde Orchard Diner, 2291 Old Salisbury Rd.; and Trader Joe’s, 246 S. Stratford Rd.

Radio groups (Entercom Radio - WPAW 93.1 the Wolf, WQMG 97.1, WJMH 102.1 Jamz, WSMW 98.7 Simon; and iHeart Radio - WMAG 99.5, WTQR 104.1, WVBZ 105.7 the Buzz, WMKS 100.3) recorded and broadcast a PSA to advertise the event.

Bone Appetit, Sept 9, 2014

Let's give a shout out of THANKS to the restaurants that participated in the 2014 Bone Appetit fund raiser September 9. On this one special day, area restaurants contributed a portion of their sales to aid homeless and helpless animals in our area. Please be sure to thank our sponsoring restaurants the next time you visit for breakfast, lunch or dinner!

B.L.L. Rotisserie Factory -- 380 Knollwood Street, Suite A
Burke Street Pizza – 1140 Burke Street
Café Arthur’s – 1416 S. Hawthorne Road
Coppola’s Pizzeria and Italian Restaurant – 3512 Yadkinville Road
First Street Draught House – 1500 W. 1st Street
Foothills Brewing -- 638 West Fourth Street
Kimono Japanese Restaurant – 4910 Old Country Club Road
Kimono Japanese Restaurant – 324 Summit Square Boulevard
Kimono Japanese Restaurant – 6655 Old US Hwy 52, Welcome, NC 27295
Mellow Mushroom – 314 West Fourth Street
Oscar’s Grille – 3348 Robinhood Road
O’So Eats – 299 Jonestown Road
Pig-n-Out Barbecue – 6489 Shallowford Road, Lewisville
Plaza Restaurant – 806 NC Hwy 66 South, Ste D., Kernersville
Ryan’s Restaurant -- 719 Coliseum Drive
Silvia’s Honey Tree – 150 Hanes Mill Court
Stratford Station Grill – 828 S. Stratford Road
Szechuan Palace – 3040 Healy Drive
The Olive Tree Deli – 580 S. Stratford Road
West End Café – 926 West 4th Street

Thank you PEDIGREE foundation

AARF wishes to thank the PEDIGREE Foundation for a $1000 grant to support our work helping homeless dogs find loving forever homes.  Visit their web pages at for more information about their efforts.

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