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Welcome to Animal Friends of the Valleys

Shelter Pets…heads and tails above the rest!

Animal Friends of the Valleys is dedicated to promoting humane care of animals through education and a humane, proactive animal services program. We are committed to preventing the suffering of animals and to ending pet overpopulation in the cities we serve.

Animals Friends of the Valleys offers animals for adoptions and provides animal services to the cities of Lake Elsinore, Canyon Lake, Wildomar, Menifee, Murrieta, and Temecula. We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.


Open at 8:00 AM Monday through Saturday for LICENSING ONLY
  • Monday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Thursday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Friday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Saturday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sunday: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM (Third Sunday Only)

OR visit our adoptable Foster Pets at Petco Murrieta every Saturday from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM!

Photos with Santa at Petco TEMECULA!

December 16, 2018 1:00 pm

Join Animal Friends of the Valleys at Petco locations across our valleys for photos with Santa! All of the proceeds from this event will go directly toward AFV in our mission to care for the lost and homeless animals in our valleys while they search for their forever homes!!

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Petco Temecula – 12/8, 12/15, & 12/16
40474 Winchester Rd, Temecula, CA 92591

Petco Menifee – 12/8 & 12/15
30464 Haun Rd, Menifee, CA 92584

Petco Lake Elsinore – 12/8 & 12/15
18290 Collier Ave, Lake Elsinore, CA 92530

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Public Services & Programs

At Animal Friends of the Valleys, we’re committed to helping our community love its animals & keep them healthy! We do that through humane education, behavior resources, adoptions, & a low-cost vaccination, microchipping, and spay & neuter clinic.

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