Gia and Alvita



Gia is a 1-year-old, tan and black, female Chihuahua. Her owner had too many pets and was not able to care for her. Staff says she is a sweet girl and good with kids and other dogs. She will need to be spayed before going to a forever home. Gia’s Intake number is 306260, and her Reference Picture number is 2451.

Alvita is a 4-month-old, gray and white, female Domestic Short Hair. She is good with kids, dogs and other cats, and also is litter-box trained. She will have to be spayed before going to her new home. Alvita’s Intake number is 305150, and her Reference Picture number is 2019. All dog and cat adoption fees include a microchip, basic shelter vaccines (excluding rabies) and a free veterinarian check-up.

To adopt either of these pets, contact Animal Friends of the Valleys at 674-0618. The shelter is located at 33751 Mission Trail in Wildomar. Hours of operation are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.



It offers animals for adoption as well as providing animal control and spay/neuter services.

  • AFV has a spay and neuter clinic and also offers vaccinations and microchip implants at the old shelter location, 29001 Bastron Ave. in Lake Elsinore. It is open Mondays and Thursdays only. For an appointment, call 951-674-7729 (SPAY) or 951-374-3491.
  • Residents can help save animals that would otherwise be put down by providing temporary housing through AFV’s foster program.

Visit to view available animals, for more information or to make a gift that can be designated for litter or canned wet food with a personal note in the section provided, or call 951-471-8344. AFV wishes to thank everyone for their help with supporting the homeless.