Adopt-a-Pet: Nina and Mona



Nina is a six-year-old boxer-pit bull mix looking for a “fur”ever home. Her caretakers say she is super affectionate, mellow and loves people. She is great with kids and adults but can be a bit picky with dogs and cats. Nina is spayed and ready for adoption. Her intake number is 408631. Reference picture: Nina.

Mona is a two-year-old tabby who loves to be loved. Her caretakers say she is a loving and affectionate companion. She likes ear rubs and chasing toys. Mona will need to be spayed before going to her “fur”ever home. Her intake number is 421546. Reference picture: Mona.


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.