Adopt-a-Pet: Dukey and Maxwell


Dukey. Intake number 377607

Dukey is a two-year-old pit bull. His caretakers say he is a happy boy and loves to get baths. He loves treats and will sit for them. Dukey is good with kids. He needs to be fixed before going to his “fur”ever home. His intake number is 377607. Reference picture: Dukey.

Maxwell is a one-year-old domestic short hair. His caretakers say he is a smart kitty. He has a sweet personality and enjoys hanging out with people and being loved. He is good with other cats and kids. Maxwell is litter box trained and knows how to a scratch post. He is neutered and ready to go to his “fur”ever home. His intake number is 383901. Reference picture 6584.

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).

Maxwell. Intake number 383901

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.