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 Ridgway Colorado

karundaSecond Chance thrives off of the generosity of individuals and is lucky to have such positive support from local area residents. While we're always in need of additional financial resources, several key items that we use everyday make for great donations and help offset our daily expenses.

Items for the kitties...

  • Plain Clay Cat Litter (Tidy Cats)
  • Scoopable Clumping Cat Litter (Tidy Cats or Fresh Step)
  • Cat toys (especially toy mice)
  • Cat grass kits
  • Kuranda Cat Beds (Click here to donate a bed)
  • Cardboard scratching pads
  • Wet Canned Cat and Kitten Food any flavor (Fancy Feast, Friskies, Iams)

Items for the pups...

  • Rawhide Bones, Nylabones, Denta Bones, and Busy Bones
  • Sterilized Marrow Bones
  • Stuffed Animal Dog Toys Kongs (Large and Extra large)
  • Jolly Balls, Amaze-A-Balls, and Buster Cubes
  • Busy Buddy Toys and Tire Biter Paw Tracks Toys

Everything else...

  • Pill Pockets (both dogs and cats)
  • Peanut Butter
  • Small to Medium Size Beds (for dogs and cats)
  • Stainless Steel Bowls (16 oz, 28, oz and 56oz)
  • Paper Towels
  • Laundry Detergent (HE only)
  • Dish Soap
  • Bleach
  • Durable mop heads
  • Dish Sponges and Scrubbers
  • Latex Medical Gloves -small, medium and large sizes
  • Plain white copier paper
  • Ink for printer/fax machine (HP 5610- black ink #98 and color ink #95)
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