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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!

Bark N’ Brew Monday at Lake Elsinore Storm

July 23, 2018 6:00 pm

Join Animal Friends of the Valleys and Lake Elsinore Storm for Bark N' Brew Mondays presented by Inland Wharf Brewing Co!

Bring your dog to the ballpark for just another $1!
Enjoy discounted pours, courtesy of Inland Wharf Brewing Co!
PLUS, say hello to Animal Friends of the Valleys’ adoptable Dog of the Game
EVERY Monday home game at Storm Stadium!

Visit to get your tickets today!

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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.

News from our blog

Join Animal Friends of the Valleys’ 2019 Calendar Contest!

July 19, 2018

AFV Newsletter – Summer 2018

AFV Newsletter Summer 2018

June 20, 2018