Adopt-a-Pet: Babe Giblet and Scarlet


Babe Giblet. Photo provided by AFV

Babe Giblet is a six-year-old pit bull (often called a “pocket pit”). She is an AFV staff favorite. Her caretakers say she has a bright personality and is great with other dogs and people. Babe Giblet is spayed and ready to go to her “fur”ever home. Her intake number is 253926. Reference picture: Babe Giblet.

Scarlet is a five-year-old spayed calico who entered the shelter with her five babies. The babies have all been adopted, now it’s Scarlet’s turn. Her caretakers say she is very active, playful and enjoys playing with toys. Her adoption fee is sponsored. Scarlet’s intake number is 402405. Reference picture: Scarlet.

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).

Scarlet. 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. The clinic is open on 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.