Adopt-a-Pet: Asia and Mali


Photo provided by AFV

Asia is an eight-year-old pit bull. Her caretakers say she is very sweet and mellow. She enjoys having her ears and belly rubbed and relaxing around the house. Asia is good with kids and large dogs. She is spayed an ready to go to her “fur”ever home. Her intake number is 377522. Reference picture: 4848.

Mali is a one-year-old domestic short hair. Her caretakers say she is very affectionate and loves to chase toys around the room and sunbathe by a window. She is litter box trained and uses a scratch post. Mali is good with older kids and other cats. She is spayed and ready to go to her “fur”ever home. Her intake number is 381400. Reference picture 6007.

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).

Photo provided by AFV

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. 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.