Adopt-a-Pet: Sammy and Flower


Sammy. Photo provided by AFV

Sammy is an eight-year-old spitz looking for a “fur”ever home. His caretakers say he is a fluff ball full of fun and friendliness. He has plenty of energy and loves to play. He is great with other dogs and kids of all ages. He loves getting pets and hanging out with people.

Sammy is neutered and ready for adoption. His intake number is 405505. Reference picture: Sammy.

Flower is a five-year-old domestic long hair looking for a “fur”ever home. Her caretakers say she is a chatty lady who loves ear rubs and chin scratches. Her intake number is 284300. Reference picture: Flower.

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).

Flower. 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.