Adopt-a-pet: Raspberry and Cookie


Photo provided by AFV

Raspberry is an energetic two-year-old pit bull mix who loves to play. She came to the shelter when her former owner passed away and is now looking for a family who will play with her. Her adoption fee is only $5. Raspberry is spayed and ready to go to her “fur”ever home. Her intake number is 296379. Reference picture: Raspberry.

Cookie is a 12-year-old Persian cat who loves people. Her former guardian passed away and she has been looking for a quiet home where she can love and cuddle up with her new owners. Cookie needs to be fixed before going to her “fur”ever home. Her adoption fee is only $6. Her intake number is 395061. Reference picture: Cookie.

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.