Adopt-a-Pet: Damzo and Malcolm


Damzo – intake number 385676. Photo provided by AFV.

Damzo is a one-year-old boxer mix. His caretakers say he has a lot of energy to play in the backyard. He is loyal to his family and loves to spend time with them. Damzo is good with other dogs and kids. He needs to be fixed before going to his “fur”ever home. His intake number is 385676. Reference picture: Damzo.

Malcolm – intake number is 385051. Photo provided by AFV.

Malcolm is a one-year-old domestic long hair. His caretakers say he likes to sunbath by a window and play with his toys. He is litter box trained and knows how to a scratch post. Malcolm is good with other cats and kids. He needs to be fixed before going to his “fur”ever home. His intake number is 385051. Reference picture: 6835.

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. 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.