Adopt-a-Pet: Dolores and Harper


Dolores. Photo provided by AFV

Dolores is a four-year-old Chihuahua Dachshund searching for a loving home to call her own. While she can be a bit timid when she first meets people, she is loving and sweet once her trust is gained. Dolores needs to be spayed before going to her “fur”ever home. Her intake number is 465878. Reference picture: Dolores.

June is National Adopt a Shelter Cat Month and Harper is hoping to catch her lucky break and find a “fur”ever home. This sweet girl is one of the longest AFV residents. According to her caretakers, she is sweet and loves lounging in the sun but prefers to be held. Harper is spayed and ready for adoption. Her intake number is 439684. Reference picture: Harper.

Harper. Photo provided by AFV

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 or fostering, 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.

Low cost vaccinations and $20 microchipping are available seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at AFV’s Low Cost Spay/ Neuter Clinic at 29001 Bastron Ave., Lake Elsinore. Walk-ins are welcome. To make an appointment, call 951-674-7729 (SPAY) or 951-374-3491.

To view adoptable animals, visit For more information, contact AFV at 951-471-8344.