Adopt-a-Pet: Sarafina and Nebula


Sarafina. Photo provided by AFV.

Sarafina is a two-year-old black and tan German shepherd. Her caretakers say she is a loyal girl who would make a great cuddle buddy. She is good with kids and some dogs. She enjoys playing in the yard and chasing balls. Sarafina is spayed and ready to go to her “fur”ever home. Her intake number is 356879. Reference picture: Sarafina.

Nebula is a two-year-old domestic short hair. Her caretakers say she is a bit shy at first. She is good with cats and older kids. Nebula is litter box trained and uses a scratch post. She is spayed and ready to go to her “fur”ever home. Her intake number is 390052. Reference picture: Nebula.

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).

Nebula. 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.