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.

Feed The Dogs!

Oh no! The cupboard is getting bare—we’re out of good quality dog food—- can you help us?? To keep our animals happy and their bellies healthy, we’d be so grateful if each of you could help us with the purchase of a bag of high quality dog...

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Adult Cats are $10!

In an effort to help save them all, we’re joining forces with Best Friends this month and offering all ADULT CATS for just $10! Come to our Adoption Center or visit our website to see the great adult cats waiting for a new home!

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Paws in the Park 2017 Sponsorship

Paws in the Park 2017 is approaching and we are looking for sponsors and vendors to make this year a success! Join us on Saturday, October 7th, at Stephens Lake Park. Sign up your business or organization now! EXCLUSIVE PLATINUM BONE SPONSOR $7,500: Sole Area Sponsor...

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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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