Animal Care Services
Animal control and shelter services in the City of Murrieta are provided through a partnership with Animal Friends of the Valley (AFV). Under this agreement, AFV provides the City with the following services:
- Field Services
Impounding stray animals, picking-up injured wildlife, cruelty investigations, issuance of citations, nuisance complaints, etc.
- Shelter Services
Receiving animals from the public, providing low cost vaccination clinics, pet licensing and adoptions, etc.
Location: 33751 Mission Trail, Wildomar, CA 92595
Phone: (951) 674-0618
After Hours Emergency : (951) 506-5069
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)
Animal Licensing & Vaccinations:
It is a state law and city ordinance that all dogs 4 months of age and older be vaccinated against rabies and licensed in the city in which the animal lives (within 30 days). Licensing can be done in person at the shelter, online or via mail.
Animal License Application (for mail or in person)
Lost & Found Pets:
For additional information, please contact City staff at (951) 461-6010.