In 2001, after a visit to Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Utah, Sue Cook of Wellsboro unveiled a dream of compassion to help our animals. Today, Second Chance Animal Sanctuaries’ various programs enrich the lives of animals and assist the guardians responsible for their care.


Find your next best friend.

See our adoptable animals and fill out an adoption application.

Help us help them.

Contribute much-appreciated funds online or check out our wish list.

Get involved.

Learn how to volunteer your time at the shelter, at events or as a foster.