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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Humane Society

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Second Chance Humane Society Ridgway Colorado

Donating in honor of another is a noble way to give and to share your appreciation for a loved one, whether 2-legged or 4-legged. At Second Chance, we celebrate all such contributions and apply them to the care and support of our pets. Click here to jump to our Recent Memorials

Honors from October 1st, 2013 - September 30th, 2014
In Honor OfFrom
David Lurye and Pat Oscarson's Marriage Ben, Alyson, Steve & Andrea Weiss and Champaloux
  Kathy Littlejohn
  Rhett & Marty Murray
Dr. Jessica Balbo Dave Ramirez
Elizabeth Kirwin Tommie Evans
Janie & Steve Goldberg Claudia and Ari Kandel
  L.K. and J.H Sklar
Jon Blum Carol and Andrew Seamons
Margie White and "Max" Jeanne Walker
Markee Travis Chris Anderson
Rae/Mom Reva Saunders & Friends
The Werner Family Laurel Werner
Virginia McChee Susanne & Richard Bersford
"Chancey" C & J Foundation
  Corinne Berger
"Cimi" Jane Tiseo
"Dutch" Debra Nunn
"Fox" Carolyn Blair
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