Cagney, Lacey and Lil Meow

Cagney and Lacey are two Chihuahuas looking for their “fur”ever home. Their caretakers say they are soft, super sweet and love to cuddle on laps. They are a bonded pair looking for a home together. If adopted on Aug. 18 during the AFV’s Clear the Shelters event, Lucky Chi Dog Rescue will provide spaying free of charge. Cagney’s intake number is 416365. Lacey’s intake number is 416366. Reference picture: Cagney and Lacey.

Lil Meow is a an unsterilized little lady who is as curious as they come. Having been raised with all four of her brothers, she is a curious cat who loves to play. Those attending AFV’s Kitten Yoga on Saturday, Aug. 25, can practice their yoga poses with her. Lil Meow’s intake number is 415667. Reference picture: Lil Meow.

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. 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.