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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.

*Current Hours:

  • 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 – 4:00 PM

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.

News from our blog


*Updated May 19, 2020* As our County, State, and Federal guidelines relating to COVID-19 shift, so do we. As of Tuesday, May 19, Animal Friends of the Valleys […]

May 12, 2020

March 2020 Animal Count

March 2020 Animal Count March was a month of change in 2020, bringing safer-at-home orders, mandated closures of local businesses, and a sense of panic that swept our […]

May 5, 2020

Stop Kitnapping!

Kitnapping starts with the best intentions. Someone comes across a litter of kittens and the cat Momma is nowhere to be found. The finder scoops the kittens away […]

March 30, 2020