Foster. Adopt. Educate.

At Second Chance, we make families. Founded in 1985, we are the largest animal rescue group in mid-Missouri. With just two staff members and more than 100 volunteers, we play matchmaker to more than 700 animals each year.

Stop by and see us one weekend at our Adoption Center just west of Columbia or at one of our many adoption events around the area; we might just have your new family member waiting for you! Learn more about us and our mission.

Misfits and Mistletoe

Want to meet the animals who need you the most? Want to hear their stories? Come meet our misfits, the animals that for some reason or another are having a hard time finding a home. Maybe you can help us help to find them a great home! While you are meeting with our...

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Volunteer Orientation

Come find out how you can get involved with saving lives! December 17 @ 11 a.m. January 14 @ 11 a.m. February 11 @ 11 a.m. All of our orientations last about an hour and are held at our Adoption Center just west of Columbia (24687 Hwy 179). We are family friendly; we...

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Visit Us This Weekend

24687 Highway 179
Boonville, MO 65233
Saturday: 12:00pm-5:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm-5:00pm

Phone: 660-882-5050
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 10186
Columbia, MO 65205

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