Adopt-a-Pet: Maximus and Mr. Moony-Munito


Photo provided by AFV

Maximus is two-year-old pit German Shepherd who is looking for a “fur”ever home. His caretakers say he enjoys exploring the outdoors. Maximus is neutered and ready for adoption. His intake number is 282150. Reference picture: Maximus.

Mr. Moony-Munito is a 12-year old domestic short hair who has made a special place in the hearts of the staff at Animal Friends of the Valleys. He prefers women and to be the only cat in the house. He has a health condition that requires daily medication. He is neutered and ready to go to his “fur”ever home. His intake number is 376664. Reference picture: Mr. Moony-Munito.

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).

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.