The City of Murrieta contracts with Animal Friends of the Valleys (AFV) to provide a full range of animal control services to the city including licensing, shelter, enforcement, impound, quarantine, removal of deceased animals, complaint investigation and resolution, vaccination clinics, field services, and euthanasia.
In addition, AFV is a non-profit organization that provides adoption and shelter services, spay/neuter programs, vaccination clinics, humane education, foster programs, community assistance, microchipping, humane euthanasia, and many animal related community programs.
Animal Friends is located at 33751 Mission Trail, Wildomar, 92595. Hours of operation for the shelter are Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Wednesday 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. For more information regarding animal services available to Murrieta residents, please contact Animal Friends of the Valleys at (951) 471-8344.
Calls for Service
To report a stray, vicious, injured, or deceased animal or to place an animal related complaint, please contact AFV at (951) 471-8344, Monday through Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Emergency animal services are available 7 days/week, 24 hours/day. For after hours emergencies, please call (951) 506-5069.