2018 Activities


Thanks for joining us at Petco in Brooklawn Center next door to Kroger in  Farragut  on  Saturday,
August 4 from 1 - 3 pm 
for our recent adoption event.

Thanks for joining us at  Crafty Bastard Brewery (at Emory Place) on Sunday, July 22 from 2-5 pm for Dog Day-tes of Summer & Crafty Cuddle Corner . In honor of the Dog Days of Summer we gave folks a chance to get to know our rescue dogs on a more personal level with Dog Day-tes of Summer! Lots of dog lovers came by to meets spend some quality time with our dogs! Our wonderful fosters were on hand to answer questions. Summer Lovin at Crafty Bastard Brewery! WAIT... that's not all. There were puppies! For a small donation, folks got to spend some time cuddling with our terrier mix pups in the Crafty Cuddle Corner! Similar to the Cuddle Bus but inside! It is Dog Days of Summer you know. And don't forget, $1 per pint sold went to SBRET.

Visit the Crafty Bastard Brewery facebook page and website for location and directions.

Mast General Store - Since 1883 Thanks for joining us at  Mast General Store  (located at 402 S Gay St. in Knoxville, TN) for our recent adoption event on  Saturday, July 21 from 1 - 3 pm. 


Thanks for joining us at  Dixie Lee Wines & Liquors  for our recent adoption event and fundraiser on  Friday, July 20 from 6 - 8 pm .

Thanks for joining us at PetSmart on Morrell Rd. next to West Town Mall on  Saturday, July 14 from 1 until 3 pm  for our recent adoption event.

Thanks for joining us at the Border Battle 2 Fundraiser at Casual Pint on Hardin Valley.   This event was for beer lovers and dog lovers! Tennessee Valley Homebrewers and Blount County Home Brewers took over the tap wall at The Casual Pint Hardin Valley (Hardin Valley) to raise money for Small Breed Rescue of East Tennessee. There were around 20 kegs of homebrew on tap. For just $25 guests were rewarded with 4 hours of unlimited sampling, a custom printed souvenir tasting glass, and the knowledge that they were helping a wonderful cause.

This was not an actual adoption event but a fundraiser however some SBRET volunteers were in attendance! It was great to see so many people come out to try some of the best home brew East Tennessee has to offer!

Thanks for joining us at Petco in Brooklawn Center next door to Kroger in  Farragut  on  Saturday,
July 7 from 1 - 3 pm 
for our recent adoption event.



Thanks for joining us at  Crafty Bastard Brewery (at Emory Place) on Sunday, June 24 from 2-5 pm for Beers and Dog Ears . $1 per pint sold went to SBRET. Katie, Edie, Ellie, Marsha and Chase had a great time and met lots of people.

Visit the Crafty Bastard Brewery facebook page and website for location and directions.

Thanks for joining us at PetSmart on Morrell Rd. next to West Town Mall on  Saturday, June 23 from 1 until 3 pm  for our recent adoption event. Walter, Paris, Brooke, Bellamy, Raven, Carolina, Tulips and Marsha had a great time and met lots of people.

Knox Whiskey Works


Thanks for joining us at the  Knox Whiskey Works Block Party  (located at 516 W Jackson Ave in Knoxville, TN) for our recent adoption event on  Wednesdayday, June 20 at 6 pm. 

Mast General Store - Since 1883 Thanks for joining us at  Mast General Store  (located at 402 S Gay St. in Knoxville, TN) for our recent adoption event on  Saturday, June 16 from 1 - 3 pm. 

Thanks for joining us at Ricki's Pet Depot in Farragut (11505 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN) in Fresh Market Shopping Center on  Saturday, June 9 from 1 - 3 pm  for our recent fundraising and adoption event. Knox Whiskey Works gave us a percentage of cocktail sales during this event!

Thanks for joining us in kicking off the Pets on the Patio season at  Merelli's Italian Cuisine  at 4884 Chambliss Ave. in Knoxville next to West Town Mall on  Wednesday, June 6 from 6 until 8 pm . Merelli's has a wonderful outdoor patio and every Wednesday, beginning June 6, will be Pets on the Patio Wednesday! Merelli's also has some amazing Italian dishes to satisfy the humans! Merelli's donated a portion of sales to our organization, so thanks everyone for coming out for some good foor and meeting some of our available rescues!

Thanks for joining us at Petco in Brooklawn Center next door to Kroger in  Farragut  on  Saturday,
June 2 from 1 - 3 pm 
for our recent adoption event.

Thanks for joining us at PetSmart on Morrell Rd. next to West Town Mall on  Saturday, May 26 from 1 until 3 pm  for our recent adoption event.

Thanks for joining us at the  Cocktails and Cuddles  adoption event on  Sunday, May 20 from 2-5 pm at Post Modern Spirits . Folks got to enjoy a fun afternoon of doggy inspired cocktails and meet some of our available rescues! Post Modern Spirits is located at 205 W Jackson Ave Ste 205, Knoxville, Tennessee 37902.

Visit their website and facebook pages.

Thanks for joining us at the  Paws Pet Salon & Day Camp grand opening  at 160 Frank L. Diggs Drive, Clinton TN 37716 on   Saturday, May 19 from 1 until 3 pm . Visit their website for more information about their grooming, training, day camp and other available services.

Thanks for joining us at PetSmart on Morrell Rd. next to West Town Mall on  Saturday, May 19 from 1 until 3 pm  to celebrate National Adoption Weekend and for our recent adoption event.

Mast General Store - Since 1883 Thanks for joining us at  Mast General Store  (located at 402 S Gay St. in Knoxville, TN) for our recent adoption event on  Saturday, May 19 from 1 - 3 pm. 

Citi-Fido


Thanks for joining us at  CitiFido  (located at 429 Union Avenue in Knoxville, TN) for our recent adoption event on  Saturday, May 12 from 11 - 1 pm. 

Village Vet Pet Fair Thanks for joining us at  Village Vet Pet Fair on Saturday, May 5th from 11 - 2 pm.  for fun activities and adoptable dogs. Village Veterinary Medical Center is located at 11301 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN near Brooklawn St. in Turkey Creek. They are an AAHA accredited small animal hospital founded in 1981 offering proactive internal medicine, surgery, laser surgery, pain management, oncology, stem cell therapy, canine reproduction, chemotherapy, advanced imaging and diagnostics.

Thanks for coming out to meet your Soul Mutt at  Crafty Bastard Brewery on Sunday, April 29 from 2-5 pm . We had several eligible bachelors and bachelorettes there that were single and ready to mingle! This was also a great chance to visit with the pups on the Knox Brew Tours Cuddle Bus. And a big "THANK YOU" goes to Crafty Bastard Brewary since $1 per pint sold went to SBRET.

Cuddle Bus 5: Got Puppies? We do! Thanks to everyone that came by to spend what some have called "the best 5 minutes of their life" on the  Cuddle Bus with Knox Brew Tours  and our adorable puppies that are looking for their furever home!

Visit the Crafty Bastard Brewery facebook page and website for location and directions.
Visit the Knox Brew Tours website and facebook page.

Thanks for joining us at PetSmart on Morrell Rd. next to West Town Mall on  Saturday, April 28 from 1 until 3 pm  for our recent adoption event.

Mast General Store - Since 1883 Thanks for joining us at  Mast General Store  (located at 402 S Gay St. in Knoxville, TN) for our recent adoption event on  Saturday, April 21 from 1 - 3 pm. 

Thanks for joining us at Ricki's Pet Depot in Farragut (11505 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN) in Fresh Market Shopping Center on  Saturday, April 14 from 1 - 3 pm  for our recent adoption event.

Thanks for joining SBRET & Unique Technique Painting Parties & Artz on  Sunday, April 8th  for a  Paint Your Pet Party ! No experience was necessary and the session was led by talented local artists. Check out their web site calendar http://www.utpaintingparties.com/ to purchase tickets for future events and for more information about their unique space in Lenoir City! Since this was a fundraising event, a portion of the proceeds went to SBRET.

Thanks for joining us at Petco in Brooklawn Center next door to Kroger in  Farragut  on  Saturday,
April 7 from 1 - 3 pm 
for our recent adoption event.



Thanks for joining us and Della at  Crafty Bastard Brewery - West in Farragut beside Echelon Bicycles , located at 138 West End  Thursday, April 5 from 5 to 7 pm  for our recent adoption event and fundraiser. $1 per pint went to SBRET and lots of folks got to visit with Della. No other dogs were there - this was a special event for Della, our special not-so-small-breed girl.

Visit the Crafty Bastard West facebook page and website for more information about their new location.

Thanks for joining us for  St. Pawwy Day at Crafty Bastard Brewery - West in Farragut beside Echelon Bicycles , located at 138 West End  Saturday, March 17 from 4 to 7 pm . Lots of folks dressed their furry friends in their best Irish costumes and received happy hour specials. Prizes were awarded for the best dressed! Crafty Bastard also donated $1 per pint sold to out organization. Cat's Pottery and Hound & Beagle was there selling their amazing products also. Thanks for supporting local small business and Crafty Bastard Brewery - West and Echelon Bicycles!

Visit the Crafty Bastard West facebook page and website for more information about their new location.

Mast General Store - Since 1883 Thanks for joining us at  Mast General Store  (located at 402 S Gay St. in Knoxville, TN) for our recent adoption event on  Saturday, March 17 from 1 - 3 pm. 

Thanks for joining us at Ricki's Pet Depot in Farragut (11505 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN) in Fresh Market Shopping Center on  Saturday, March 10 from 1 - 3 pm  for our recent adoption event.

 Schulz Bräu Brewing Company  teamed up with SBRET for  Spendentag ! Thanks for joining us on  Monday, March 5th from 4 - 8 pm  at 126 Bernard Ave. and checking out one of the largest German Beer Gardens in the United States right here in Knoxville. This German owned brewery produces some amazing high quality lagers and ales that you can enjoy in a beautiful setting. Thanks for supporting local business and SBRET! They donated 10% of that day's taproom sales to our organization. Smart Crepes Food Truck was there serving delicious dinner.

Thanks for joining us at Petco in Brooklawn Center next door to Kroger in  Farragut  on  Saturday,
March 3 from 1 - 3 pm 
for our recent adoption event.

Thanks for joining us at Lox Salon for the  Pre Mardi Growl Party from 6-8 pm on Friday, March 2  at 103 West Jackson Avenue. It was the night before Mardi Growl, and Lox hosted a First Friday pre party to benefit SBRET! $10 tickets allowed you access to the salon VIP: hair styling, brow waxing, makeup, specialty cocktails, and a Lox swag bag filled with goodies. Lox Salon partnered with local pet groomer, TopKnot Grooming, so it was great time to bring your pups for temporary color, facial trims, and styling just in time for the dog parade on Saturday! Professional photos of you & your pet were also included. Gift Basket Raffle was given away at the end of the evening. Limited availability so purchase your VIP tickets early. First Friday Art Show was open to the public, so everyone was welcome, but services described above were limited to VIP.







 Fetching Apparel  donated 40% of profits to SBRET during the month of March. Shoppers using coupon code SBRET got a free gift for shopping at Fetching-Apparel.com and we got a donation. Orders of $30 or more received FREE shipping. Visit their website and facebook pages.

Thanks for joining us at PetSmart on Morrell Rd. next to West Town Mall on  Saturday, February 24 from 1 until 3 pm  for our recent adoption event.

 Cuddle Bus 4 
Thanks to  1st Mortgage Corporation  for hosting  Cuddle Bus 4  (provided by  Knox Brew Tours ) on  Wednesday, February 21 from 11 am to 1 pm . Over 70 1st Mortgage Corporation team members got to take a break and hop on the puppy cuddle bus. This was a great fundraising event, and the puppies and rescue volunteers enjoyed meeting everybody. Click here for picture from the event.


Thanks for joining us for  Puppy Pilates at Blue Slip Winery & Bistro  with Jill Davis on  Sunday, February 18 at 1 pm.  The $20 fee covered the pilates class and a Sangria after class. All proceeds went to Small Breed Rescue of East Tennessee! This was a great way to meet your soul mate! Click here for pictures from the event.

Blue Slip Winery & Bistro is located at 300 W Depot Ave. Visit their website at http://blueslip.com/.

Thanks for joining us at PetSmart on Morrell Rd. next to West Town Mall on  Saturday, February 17 from 1 until 3 pm  for our recent adoption event.

Thanks for joining us at Ricki's Pet Depot in Farragut (11505 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN) in Fresh Market Shopping Center on  Saturday, February 10 from 1 - 3 pm  for our recent adoption event.

Thanks for joining us at PetSmart on Morrell Rd. next to West Town Mall on  Saturday, February 10 from 1 until 3 pm  for our recent adoption event to celebrate National Adoption Weekend.



Doggie Speed Dating is back!

Thanks to everyone that came to meet their Soul Mutt at  Crafty Bastard Brewery on Sunday, February 4 from 2-6 pm . Love was in the air and we had several eligible bachelors and bachelorettes that were single and ready to mingle! Lots of people came to meet their Soul Mutt at Crafty Bastard Brewery just in time for Valentine's Day! This was also a chance to visit with the pups on the Cuddle Bus.

Cuddle Bus 3: Got Puppies? We do! Many came to spend what some have called "the best 5 minutes of their life" on the  Cuddle Bus with Knox Brew Tours  and our adorable puppies that were looking for their furever home!

Visit the Crafty Bastard Brewery facebook page and website for location and directions.
Visit the Knox Brew Tours website and facebook page.

Thanks for joining us at PetSmart on Morrell Rd. next to West Town Mall on  Saturday, January 27 from 1 until 3 pm  for our recent adoption event.

Mast General Store - Since 1883 Thanks for joining us at  Mast General Store  (located at 402 S Gay St. in Knoxville, TN) for our recent adoption event on  Saturday, January 20 from 1 - 3 pm. 

Thanks for joining us at Ricki's Pet Depot in Farragut (11505 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN) in Fresh Market Shopping Center on  Saturday, January 13 from 1 - 3 pm  for our recent adoption event.

Thanks for joining us at Petco in Brooklawn Center next door to Kroger in  Farragut  on  Saturday,
January 6 from 1 - 3 pm 
for our recent adoption event.


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