Our Pet Column

Published weekly and read widely in The Watch, Telluride Daily Planet and Telluride Inside…and Out as well as this website the Pet Column offers insights from the Second Chance’s pet of the week on a variety of topics.

Articles in Category: Events

A Clean Dog Saves Lives A Clean Dog Saves Lives

This Saturday the 27th Second Chance is teaming up with Clark’s Market in Telluride for a great fun-raising opportunity for you and your dogs. We are offering .....


Hi my name is Ellie McNelly and I am excited to invite the whole community to attend a “Ribbon Chewing Ceremony” on Saturday June 7, from 1-3 PM to commemorate the opening of .....

Fashion Goes to the Dogs Fashion Goes to the Dogs

Are dogs a fashion statement? There are many that would say yes. And as a dog – I can’t exactly argue that. Fashion is often considered an outer reflection of the inner person and often times you truly can judge a person by their.....

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