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.

Volunteer Orientation

WANTED: a. veterinary medical assistants b. intake evaluators c. cat care workers d. supply organizers e. transporters f. data entry assistants e. event planners f. tabling volunteers g. filing clerks h. gardeners i. techies j. graphic designers k. marketing experts...

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August Adoption Specials

Join us as we celebrate summer adoptions with Best Friend Animal Society and our effort to Save Them All. For the month of August, all of the animals falling in these categories have a reduced adoption fee of just $20! Dogs older than 8 Pitbulls Adult cats (over 9...

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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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