About us

Board of Second Chance

Kelly Goodin, Executive Director

Executive Director

Kelly Goodin

Through her work with Second Chance Humane Society Kelly combines her passion for animals with that of making a difference in the lives of others. With master’s degrees in sport psychology and social work Kelly has worked with a broad range of people, organizations, cultures, and systems in creating positive change.

Kelly moved to the Ridgway area in 2005 and first applied her skills in grant writing and program development for Second Chance before being hired as the organization’s first executive director. She states, “Through Second Chance I am privileged to work with an incredible team of committed, caring, and passionate people in redefining the importance of animals in our lives”.

Kelly’s other interests include an array of outdoor activities with her pets and family. Her local community involvement has included the One to One Mentoring Program, Ouray County Community Development Committee, Ridgway Area Mountain Bike School, Ridgway Community Garden, and developing and coaching a youth basketball program.

Second Chance Humane Society is a registered 501(c)(3) organization in good standing with the IRS.

Federal EIN: 84-1266231

Our animals


Meet Blizzy! Blizzy is a 1-2 year young cat looking for her forever home! Blizzy is a simple girl who...


Meet Domino! Domino is a sassy young cat with a beautiful personality to follow. Domino must be a strictly indoor...


hi I'm Mabel I'm ready for a house !


Meet Pogo! Pogo is around 5 years young and has quite the story here with us at Second Chance. Pogo...


Meet Angel! Angel is a 1 year young Aussie mix full of energy! Angel loves to do everything and anything...


Meet our sweet girl Penelope! Penelope is a 1 year young Pitbull mix awaiting her forever home! Penelope is a...

Second Chance Humane Society

Animal Resource Center

Ridgway Thrift

Telluride Thrift

Shelter Hours

Open Tuesday - Saturday

Animal Resource Center
11 am - 6 pm

Cat Castle
11 am - 6 pm

Dog Den
11 am - 5:45 pm

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