Adopt-a-Pet: Marco and Buddy



Marco is an eight-month-old husky mix looking for his “fur”ever home. His caretakers say his eyes are as beautiful as his personality. This young guy is full of energy and looking for a family who will take him on plenty of adventures and a lot of walks. He is neutered and ready for adoption. Marco’s intake number is 418912. Reference picture: Marco.

Buddy is a five-month-old kitty who entered the shelter as a stray. His caretakers say he loves people. Buddy needs to be fixed before going to his “fur”ever home. His intake number is 417867. Reference picture: Buddy.

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).


For adoption information, contact Animal Friends of the (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.