Samantha McDonald was expecting to be on the giving end of a program in which survivors of the Route 91 Harvest massacre in Las Vegas provided random acts of kindness in memory of each of the 58 victims killed. During her workday, Nov. 21, however, she was on the receiving end of that kindness. McDonald […]
In spite of the Wildomar Fire burning in the La Cresta area of Murrieta near Wildomar and Lake Elsinore, it’s business as usual for Murrieta Valley Unified School District and Lake Elsinore Unified School District, officials announced earlier this morning.
Animal Friends of the Valleys Special to Valley News It is never an easy task to obey a destruction order from Riverside County Superior Court. Unfortunately, Animal Friends of the Valleys has recently received such an order for a dog that has now bitten two young children – one of whom is undergoing facial reconstruction […]
Train your dogs—big or small—so that they can be the loyal and loving family members that we know they can be.
Pets paraded in their costumes. Their masters and “Friends of the Valleys” sipped wine and shared stories of their favorite pets all the while showing their support for the valley’s largest animal shelter at the South Coast Winery in Temecula, Saturday, Sept. 23. The annual Animal Friends of the Valleys “Wines for Canines + Kitties” […]
WILDOMAR – In just one day, hundreds of local residents visited the shelter at Animal Friends of the Valleys as well as the Petco stores in Temecula, Menifee and Lake Elsinore and adopted a record number of cute and cuddly pets. According to Neil Trent, executive director of AFV, families, couples and individuals adopted 103 […]
WILDOMAR – Animal Friends of the Valleys announced new leadership for two positions. Neil Trent was chosen as the new executive director, and Beth Soltysiak is the new director of donor development. Trent has an outstanding history with over 30 years of experience in animal welfare. He began his career in London with the British […]
MENIFEE – The city of Menifee is pleased to announce, in partnership with the city’s animal control provider Animal Friends of the Valleys that online dog and cat licensing and renewal services are now available for Menifee pet owners. Menifee residents, who have a current rabies vaccination and spay or neuter certificate, if applicable, for […]
Animal Friends of the Valleys’ FORE…The Animals Golf Tournament 2017 featured a hole-in-one as well as a successful fundraiser. This year’s title sponsor was Paradise Buick GMC. According to U.S. Hole-In-One (an insurance provider for such contests), there is a 1-in-32 chance of someone making a hole-in-one with a field of 100 amateurs on a […]
Animal Friends of the Valleys and Hawk Ranch presented a major pet adoption event, Pet-A-Palooza Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. The event featured pet adoption, a petting zoo, police K9 demonstration, children corner with bounce houses, live music, food vendors and numerous shopping vendors (for pets and people). Numerous families came out on a sunny day […]