Living Better Together - Community Medical Program

Regional Low-Income & Affordable Medical Services

Our onsite program at our Shelter's Medical Clinic in Ridgway, with Dr. Shari DePauw, offers Tuesday, Wednesday, and some Friday appointments.

Call 970.626.2273 to schedule an appointment today. 

This program is income-based with two pricing levels (Low-Income and Affordable) starting at the low-income rates listed below:

Free Wellness Exam

Plus any combination of services

  • Vaccinations - $8
  • De-worming - $10
  • FELV testing - $15
    • Heartworm testing - $5
  • Heartworm prevention - $5
  • Flea & tick prevention - $12

  • Micro-chipping - $15
  • Blood work, diagnostics, various treatments and end of life care are all also available at low income and affordable pricing.


As low as


$65 for dogs over 70lbs

Dental Cleaning

As low as


Clinic location:

Second Chance Shelter
177 County Road 10
Ridgway, CO 81432

We also provide non-surgical services via our Mobile Clinics (walk-in/no appointment necessary) to the underserved Western Montrose County in Nucla, CO on a 4-6 week basis. 

Upcoming Mobile Medical Clinics:

  • Wednesday, October 27, 2021

    Nucla Fire Station - Nucla, Colorado

Program Sponsors

Telluride Foundation
Montrose Community Foundation
Ouray County Community Fund
Animal Assistance Foundation
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

2022, Second Chance Humane Society
Managed by PMC