Living Better Together - Community Support Services

Regional Services Supporting Our Communities in Keeping Pets & People Together

Tri-County Pet Pantry

Free dog and cat food and supplies are available for low income residents of our tri-county region either through partner organizations we support, delivery or pickup at the Animal Resource Center in Ridgway.

Community Medical Program

We want to make sure all families have access to veterinary care for their pets. With two pricing levels (Low-income and Affordable) provide access to our Community Medical Program of high-quality low-cost health and wellness services such as:

  • free wellness exams
  • low cost vaccinations
  • spay/neuter
  • Dental services
  • Micro-chipping
  • de-worming
  • bloodwork

  • Diagnostics

  • end of life care

Learn more here

Call 970.626.2273 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: animalcare@adoptmountainpets.org

  • 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).

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


2021, Second Chance Humane Society
Managed by PMC