Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week

Retrievers & Friends My name is Penny. I am a beautiful 4-year-old miniature poodle. I am very sweet, well behaved and housetrained. My owner had to go into a nursing home so now I am looking for a new, loving home. For more information on Penny, please visit the Retrievers and Friends website at www.retrieversandfriends.com […]

Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week

Animal Friends of the Valleys Special: All cats/kittens, pit bulls and Chihuahua adoptions are just $5 (spay/neuter fees, if applicable, are additional). Dog & cat adoption fees include a microchip, basic shelter vaccines (excluding rabies), and a free vet check. Animal Friends of the Valleys will be open Dec. 24 from 10 a.m. to noon […]

Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week

Animal Friends of the Valleys Special: All cats/kittens, pit bulls and Chihuahua adoptions are just $5 (spay/neuter fees, if applicable, are additional). Dog & cat adoption fees include a microchip, basic shelter vaccines (excluding rabies), and a free vet check.   Hi, my name is Lily. I’m a 7-year-old spayed, Samoyed. I am a very […]

AFV announces management changes and plans

AFV announces management changes and plans

Animal Friends of the Valleys announced the departure of longtime Executive Director Willa Bagwell last week. “We thank Willa for her contributions to AFV throughout the years and wish her success in her future endeavors,” said Board Chairperson Tammi Boyd. Bagwell was one of the founding members of the nonprofit Lake Elsinore Animal Friends in […]

Reduced fees, special treats and visits from Santa during Santa’s Pet Food Drive and Pet Adoption event

WILDOMAR – Families can help celebrate the Holiday Season and provide Christmas joy to a homeless or abandoned pet this weekend at the Animal Friends of the Valleys Santa Pet Food Drive and Pet Adoption Event. The Event will be held Saturday, Dec. 17 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday Dec. 18 from […]

Murrieta goes to the birds with approval of backyard chicken ordinance

Murrieta goes to the birds with approval of backyard chicken ordinance

The city of Murrieta approved an amendment to the ordinance allowing property owners within city limits to keep chickens on their property during its Dec. 6 meeting at City Hall. The amendments to Section 16.44.040 of the Development Code – which regulates animal keeping – “establishes standards and requirements for the keeping of chickens in […]

How to care for your senior dog

How to care for your senior dog

TEMECULA – Dogs mature at faster rates than human beings. While many have heard the rule that every human year equals seven dog years, the reality isn’t so cut and dry. Size and breed play roles in determining a dog’s age equivalent. According to the pets division of WebMD, the first year of life for […]

Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week

Ramona Humane Society My name is Maybell. I am a gray female mix cat and am available for only $25 if a senior citizen chooses to adopt me! What a great deal, you get what you see with me, no surprises! I am 10-years-old, litter box trained and good with other cats. I am up-to-date on […]

Make homes safe for pets

Make homes safe for pets

Pets require certain comforts to live long and healthy lives. In addition to adequate nutrition, exercise, medical care, and mental stimulation, pets need a safe place to live. The average home is filled with various items that can be harmful to pets. Just as parents’ baby-proof their homes when welcoming new children into their families, […]