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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!

Weekly Adoption Event at Petco Murrieta

June 22, 2019 10:00 am

Come meet Animal Friends of the Valleys' Adoptable Foster pets at our weekly adoption events between 10:00am and 3:00pm at Petco Murrieta!

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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

Dog Yoga And Kitten Pilates Are Coming To Temecula Valley

Summer fitness has gone to the dogs and cats at Animal Friends of the Valleys! Animal Friends of the Valleys will host fitness enthusiasts and animal lovers alike […]

June 11, 2019

Help Carson Heal From His Accident!

Carson (ID #463752) is the sweetest 1 year-old kitty boy who was found by a good samaritan after having apparently been hit by a car, and was brought […]

May 20, 2019