Second Chance Tri-County Emergency Response Programs

Available to residents of Ouray, Montrose & San Miguel Counties

Tri-County Pet Pantry

Free dog and cat food and supplies are available for low income or COVID affected residents of Ouray, San Miguel and Montrose Counties. We can deliver or arrange pickup at the Animal Resource Center in Ridgway.

Community Medical Program

During the economic recovery phase from COVID-19 we want to make sure all families have access to veterinary care for their pets. Low-income individuals and families can access our Community Medical Services for high-quality low-cost health and wellness services such
  • free wellness exams
  • low cost vaccinations
  • spay/neuter
  • Dental services
  • Micro-chipping
  • de-worming

Learn more here. 

Call to learn about eligibility and to schedule an appointment.

Low Cost Pet ID Program

  • We offer $5.00 - $10.00 Pet Identification Tags.

  • Ensuring all our community pets can find their way home.
  • Email your pet(s) name, contact information and tag size (small or large) to:

  • Donate $5 per small tag and $10 per large tag online, and we will make your tag and mail it to you.

  • You can also make a Community Medical¬†appointment for a $15 micro-chip for your pet(s).

During this time, Second Chance is adhering to strict distancing and sanitation protocols. The public will be asked to read and agree to follow these protocols to participate in any programs.

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


PO Box 2096 [mailing]
177 County Road 10
Ridgway, CO 81432


(970) 626-2273

Ridgway thrift
(970) 626-3233

Telluride thrift
(970) 728-1100

Second Chance Humane Society

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