Adopt-a-Pet: Sirius and Stella


Photo provided by AFV

Sirius is a seven-year-old pit bull looking for a “fur”ever home. His caretakers say he is a “big bucket of love.” He loves people, kids and other dogs. Sirius has a calm disposition and prefers to hang out with others that are on his level but also loves to run and play with his toys. Sirius is neutered and ready to be adopted. His intake number is 392477. Reference: picture: Sirius.

Stella is a three-year-old calico cat who loves to love humans. Her caretakers say she is a sweetheart who wants nothing but love and pets. She prefers to keep her people to herself and would prefer to be an only cat. Stella needs to be spayed before going to his “fur”ever home. Her intake number is 400642. Reference picture: Stella.

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.