Adopt-a-Pet: Brutis and Lucy


Photo provided by AFV

Brutis is a two-year-old pit bull mix. His caretakers say he is an active boy and enjoys being around people and getting his belly rubbed. He is good with other dogs and kids. Brutis is neutered and ready to go to his “fur”ever home. His intake number is 378639. Reference picture: 5150.

Lucy is a seven-year-old domestic short hair. Her caretakers say she is a loving girl. She enjoys sunbathing by a window and watching birds fly by. She is litter box trained and uses a scratch post. She is good with other cats and kids. Lucy is spayed and ready to go to her “fur”ever home. Her intake number is 381209. Reference picture 5962.

All dog and cat adoption fees include a microchip, basic shelter vaccines (excluding rabies) and a free veterinarian check-up.

All cats/kittens, pit bulls and Chihuahua adoptions are just $5 (spay/neuter fees, if applicable, are additional).

To adopt either of these pets, contact Animal Friends of the Valleys (AFV) at 951-674-0618. 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.

Photo provided by AFV

The shelter 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’s 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.