Adopt-a-Pet: Roxy and Cali


Roxy – Intake number is 385440. Photo provided by AFV.

Roxy is a one-year-old boxer mix. Her caretakers say she is a sweet girl who loves to play. She is good with other dogs and kids and knows basic commands and how to walk on a leash. She needs to be fixed before going to her “fur”ever home. Her intake number is 385440. Reference picture: Roxy.

Cali is a 10-year-old domestic long hair. His caretakers say he enjoys looking out the window. He is litter box trained and declawed in the front. He is good with other cats, dogs and kids. He is neutered and ready to go to his “fur”ever home. His intake number is 386545. Reference picture: Cali2.

Cali – Intake number is 386545. Photo provided by AFV.

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.