Our staff

Saving Lives & Promoting the Human-Animal Bond

Lisa Katz of Second Chance Humane Society

Business Manager

Lisa Katz

Lisa moved to Colorado in 2006 from Boston, Massachusetts to escape the hustle and bustle and enjoy a slower pace of life. Lisa graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a degree in Business Administration/Finance and also received a certificate from Boston University in Project Management. With over 20 years of experience within the financial and technical industries she is the organizations Business and Database manager.

Lisa loves all animals big and small and began volunteering for Second Chance in 2007. She has worked in many areas of the organization. She helped orchestrate and plan the first Wine and Whiskers event and was the Event & Volunteer Coordinator for several years. She also worked in the Ridgway Thrift Shop.

Lisa’s other interests include hiking and camping with her family as well as golfing.

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 5 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...


Meet our sweet but shy girl Mabel! Mabel enjoys the company of other cats but does well on her own...


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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