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.
Our first annual Second Chance Alumni Calendar is finally ready—just in time for the holidays! Celebrate with us and our first calendar models, all formerly homeless Second Chance animals who now have amazing people who submitted them for the calendar contest....read more
Join us for our third year participating in CoMoGives, our community-wide funding effort. Last year, we raised just under $11,000. Can you help us exceed that number for this year? Just go to CoMoGives, select Second Chance, and then donate. Your donation is tax...read more
Join us for this amazing annual event with Lizzi & Rocco’s at their northside location (1610 I-70 Dr SW) from 5-7 p.m. on December 15. Dogs and cats who for one reason or another have been down on their luck with finding a forever home will be looking for...read more
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24687 Highway 179
Boonville, MO 65233