Saving Animals' Lives

Loving Homes for All pets

  • Human Animal Bond

    Human Animal Bond

    Part of our Mission is Promoting the Human-Animal Bond…

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  • Adopt a Dog

    Adopt a Dog

    Look who's waiting for you...

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  • Events


    We host fun and mission driven events all year round

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  • Out & About

    Out & About

    Getting pets out and about

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  • Adopt a Cat

    Adopt a Cat


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  • Pet for a Day Program

    Pet for a Day Program

    Learn About the Pet for a Day Program

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  • Training Center

    Training Center

    Learn how our Training Resource Center for your pet training needs

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  • Volunteers


    The Rewards of Volunteering

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  • Spay Neuter

    Spay Neuter

    Don’t Litter – Spay/Neuter Your Critter

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  • Pet Services

    Pet Services

    Sniff Out our Community Services and Outreach Programs!

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Second Chance
Humane Society

Saving Animals & Promoting the Human-Animal Bond.

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Second Chance Humane Society Ridgway Colorado

At Second Chance, we understand how difficult it can be to lose a loved one, whether 2-legged or 4-legged. Donating in their memory is truly a heartfelt gesture with all such contributions being applied to our life-saving programs and to the care of pets in our care. Click here to see our Recent Honor Donations

Memorials from October 1st, 2013 - September 30th, 2014
In Memory OfFrom
Chris Ripmaster Jeff Smokevitch
  Scott Ripmaster
Daniel E MacLeod Mike and Sandi MacLeod
Darrell Cantrell Eliot Brown
Elizabeth Stanislawski Deborah Hall
Jerry White Judith Supinie
  Susann Wright
Leta Tinsley Kathleen Cook
Olive Kiessling Anonymous
Patty McNall Ann Pecota
  Bonnie Jirschele
  DeGrey Phillips
  Eunice York
  H. Trent & Andrea Mackay
  Jim Sanford
  Joan Shapiro
  Margi L. White
  San Juan Weavers Guild
  Suellen Venette
  Telluride Ladies Poker Club
Rhea E. Johnson Virginia Nadler
Ruth Maul Jacqueline & Richard Zimmerman
"Clark" Christine Gamage
  Tracy Lang
"Coco" Robert Gordon
"Cub" Blum Ashley Sullivan
  Carol and Andrew Seamons
  Eric Davis
  Erik and Elena Lautier
  Gary Budoff
  Joe & Flo Landolfi
  Jonathan Blum
  Karen Pakstis and John Caruso
  Kristian Bornemann
  Neil Lipinski
  Ross Moskowitz
  Scott Schroeder
  Stanford Baird
"Demon" Hanshaw Martha Godchaux
"Eli" Kathy ORourke
"Elwood" Sally Manion
"Jake", "Sadie" & "Carolina" John and Susie Meltzer
"Liberty" Morgan Chegwidden
"Mako" James Gould
"Mylo" Barb Morrison
"Poodle" Janet Haw
"Riley" Linda McNeill
"Sam" Pam Parker
"Seed" Christopher Paslawski
"Taz" Elizabeth Farrar
"Tibert" Bill Schiffbauer
"Woody" Albert Mueller & Russell Erickson
Second Chance Humane Society Adoptable Dogs
Second Chance Humane Society Adoptable Cats

Second Chance Humane Society Thrift

Two store locations: Ridgway & Telluride

Second Chance Humane Society


(970) 626-2273 | phone
(970) 626-3233 | Ridgway thrift
(970) 728-1100 | Telluride thrift


PO Box 2096 [mailing]
177 County Road 10
Ridgway, CO 81432

Shelter Hours

Animal Resource Center 11 am - 6 pm
Cat Castle 11 am - 6 pm
Dog Den 11 am - 5:45 pm