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.
Think you have the best, smartest, prettiest Second Chance alumnus out there? Prove it to us by entering a picture of your pet adopted from Second Chance and you’ll have a chance to get them featured in our official 2019 Second Chance Alumni Calendar! Deadline...read more
Throughout the month of August we will have adoptable cats and kittens at Petsmart in Columbia. Come meet your new best friend today!read more
We are very excited to announce the 15th Annual Paws in the Park! The event is now one day on Saturday, September 15th, at Stephens Lake Park from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. As you know, Second Chance’s mission is to rescue and rehome homeless pets in our community. Our Adopt...read more
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24687 Highway 179
Boonville, MO 65233