Connecting Pets, People, and
Community While Saving Lives
Summer Hikes with Your Best Friend
Finally, the snow is (mostly) melted, and it’s time to switch from snow boots to hiking boots! Your best friend is ready too! Make sure your dog is
The Truth About Socializing a Kitten
There is a nasty rumor that you can’t train a cat. As we see cats grow and change in our care, we see just how intelligent, willing, and
The Truth About Socializing a Puppy
Bringing a puppy home is fun, exciting, and a lot of responsibility. Most puppy parents know they need to “socialize” a puppy to help them become a valued
Empty the Shelter
We are taking a big step to get pets adopted in the first two weeks of May. Partnering with Bissell Pet Foundation’s event “Empty the Shelters”, we’re offering
More adoptions. That is the goal of Second Chance and every other animal rescue organization. We have a wonderful shelter, with veterinary care, dedicated staff, and reliable volunteers.
The drama in animal rescue usually comes before the adoption.
Louie came to us earlier this year. He was shy, having been raised with little human interaction. Our staff and volunteers took it slowly with him. He wasn’t aggressive or dangerous, just nervous and frightened. Slowly, he began to trust and show his gentle, loving nature.
The Story of Maizie, the Puppy Mill Survivor
Cheyenne first met Maizie in 2019. The Pomeranian mix was, as all puppy mill survivors are, terrified of people. Working as a dog trainer for Second Chance, Cheyenne had seen her fair share of dogs like Maizie.
The Story of Shay Shay…The Eyes Have It
Sometimes you think someone is right for you, but you end up going in a completely different direction. This happens in both romance and pet adoptions.
When Janie and Steve Goldberg of Telluride lost their beloved DeeDee, The One- Eyed Dog, they were devastated. Steve wanted to wait to bring another canine family member into their home, but Janie thought it might help to heal their hearts to adopt another dog sooner rather than later.
Reading with Chief
Reading is challenging for many young students. Reading out loud can be stressful. Sometimes, all you need is a good listener, and I know where you can find one…
Hi, my name is Leena. I am a two year young cattle dog mix. This week’s Second Chance Pet Column is devoted to me and my journey to recovery, because it is a special story and I am a special dog.