Advocates For Animal Rights (AFAR) is a 501c3 Companion Animal Rescue. AFAR has two locations: our first location is In the Beautiful State of Michigan, and our second location is in the Impressive State of Tennessee!

Our primary goal is to raise NO-KILL Companion Animal Sanctuary's at both sites, offering a safe haven to all homeless animals. They will have permanent, safe and loving place to live until a forever home for them is found. However, if a forever home is not readily available, the sanctuary will remain their home away from home until a forever home is found.



WE ADVOCATE- For Animals & Their Caregivers,

WE EDUCATE- On the Importance of Spaying or Neutering Your Animals,

WE CELEBRATE- The Lives of our Companion Animals and the Extraordinary Bond That We Share With Them!




(866) 224-AFAR

Peppi my boy

Until We Meet in Heaven All good things must come to an end,

And today I said goodbye to my very best friend.

The house will seem so still, now that he’s gone. They’ll be no one to wake me up to go outside at dawn.

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To Mr P.

Dear Mr P. (Penguin),

Thinking of you…

Love, Kay

-Cat Poem–

They will not go quietly, the cats who’ve shared our lives. In subtle ways they let us know their spirit still survives.

Old habits still make us think we hear a

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P.K. and Leapshin


I offer to you this prayer. I will always treasure the time we shared together.

With Love, Yvonne

-Full Circle-

A pebble came from the earth. A rock came from the pebble. The boulder came from the rock. The mountain came from the

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Our beloved husband & father’s (Durwood) death was difficult for everyone, but none took it harder than his beloved Heidi. She clung to him faithfully, and their bond was undeniably strong. When Heidi sensed his impending death, she sank in to a deep depression and became gravely ill. In fact,

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To: Scruffy & Queenie

We Dedicate this.poem to you both


Lavern & Laura

Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge.

When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge. There are

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We miss you, our beloved Hannah.

Thank you for the years of loyalty, devotion, and Love you shared with us.

Laura, Denise, Kraig, Kevin & Kris

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Buck & Shea


To our beloved Buck & Shea

We miss you & Love you so very much. We wish you Eternal Peace until we meet again!

Love, Ken, Dawn, Rick, Rebecca

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To My Beloved Dogs

My Beloved Bear, Lady, Macy, Sallie Mae, BJ, Baby, Blackie, Cody, Buddy, Ranger, Oscar, Harry, Lil’ Jack, and Diva Marie:I miss you all so very much & think of you often. The pain is of loosing you is mostly gone now, except when something reminds me of you; the words of a song,

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