Adopt-a-Pet: Jeff and Dipstick


Jeff. Photo provided by AFV

Jeff is a two-year-old Terrier mix in search of a “fur”ever home. His caretakers say he loves to play, go on walks and love his humans. Jeff needs to be neutered before going to his “fur”ever home. His intake number is 426544. Reference picture: Jeff.

Dipstick is a seven-year-old cat looking for a “fur”ever home. His caretakers say he is a love bug who gives head bonks when he’s happy. His favorite spots to be pet is behind the ears and above the tail. Dipstick is neutered and ready for adoption. His intake number is 426624. Reference picture: Disney.

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 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.

Dipstick. Photo provided by AFV

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.