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.

Second Fridays with Second Chance

Join us the second Friday of each month to meet some of our adoptables! We have cats at the Columbia Mall in the Dillard’s wing and dogs at the Columbia Petsmart, 6pm-8pm, Upcoming dates: November 9th December 14th

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Paws in the Park Sponsorship

We are very excited to announce the 16th Annual Paws in the Park! The event is now one day on Saturday, September 21st, at Stephens Lake Park from 12pm -7pm. As you know, Second Chance’s mission is to rescue and rehome homeless pets in our community. Our Adopt Foster...

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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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