Living Better Together - Second Chance Veterinary Services

On site at our Animal Resource Center
Open to all with special pricing for low income customers

Regional Low-Income & Affordable Medical Services

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

This program is income-based with two pricing levels: Low-Income or Affordable.

Call 970.626.9713 to schedule an appointment today. 

Menu of Services

Call to ask about additional services you may need that are not listed

  • Physical Exam

  • Vaccinations 

  • De-worming 

  • FELV testing 

    • Heartworm testing & prevention
  • Flea & tick prevention 

  • Micro-chipping 

  • Blood work

  • Additional Diagnostics & Treatments

  • Dental Surgery

  • End of life care

  • X-ray and ultrasound services


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
Call: (970) 626-9713

We also provide non-surgical wellness 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:

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

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Managed by PMC