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Second Chance News

Petco Love Investment to Save and Improve the Lives of Pets in the Triangle

Raleigh, NC (June 5, 2023) – Second Chance Pet Adoptions has received another grant investment from national nonprofit Petco Love—this time to save the lives of adoptable dogs battling upper respiratory infections and pneumonia. Raleigh’s canine residents have seen (alarming) increased rates of infection in recent years, with treatment and hospitalization almost as costly for […]

Racing for Rescues 2023: In the Books!

Second Chance Pet Adoptions Receives PEDIGREE Foundation Grant for Dogs in Need of Behavioral Rehabilitation

Calendar of Events

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  • 5:35 pm-9:35 pm
    409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    Bark in the Park

    Bark in the Park is back! Bring your best four-legged friend to enjoy the Durham Bulls baseball game with you–tickets for the 2023 season are on sale now! The sale of each dog ticket is donated by the Bulls to the animals here at Second Chance, so it’s a great time for a great cause!

    The 2023 dates are April 13, May 17, June 15, July 5, August 10, and September 13. To get tickets for you and your dog, click HERE. You must purchase tickets in sections 128, 130, 132, or 134, or tickets on the lawn, and you must purchase a ticket for your dog.

    As usual, Second Chance volunteers will be ready and excited to “pet sit” your pup while you grab food/drinks or use the bathroom or access parts of the stadium where non-service dogs are not allowed.

    We can’t wait to enjoy America’s pastime with your and your pup!

    Bark in the Park is generously sponsored by Tito’s Handmade Vodka!

    MAY 2023 UPDATE:

    Please note that there have been confirmed cases of canine influenza in Durham. Canine flu can develop into a serious, even fatal, illness.

    Pet parents should consider whether this event is safe for their pets; while some dogs have been vaccinated against canine flu (which can decrease the severity of symptoms), flu shots are not yet part of most dogs’ standard shot routines.

    Dogs attending this event can become ill after: interacting with other dogs; drinking from the same water bowl; being pet by someone who has pet an infected dog; and more. If you are concerned about this illness, you might consider waiting until a future game (when cases may have subsided), asking others not to pet your dog, and/or bringing your own water bowl (you can get as many free refills as you’d like at the Second Chance tent); you might also ask your vet if the flu shot is a good idea for your dog.

  • 11:00 am-12:00 pm
    9660 Falls of Neuse Rd Ste 170 Raleigh, North Carolina, 27615


    Due to a significant change in staffing at Second Chance, we are no longer able to host this event. We are issuing refunds to ticket-holders and apologize for the inconvenience. 

    How many times have you looked at pet damage in your home and thought, “This is why we can’t have nice things”? What if we told you that you could have an Instagram-worthy home that’s both beautiful and functional for you and your furry friend? Take this seminar to find out how! Space is LIMITED, so sign up ASAP! Click HERE for the info and to sign up.

    We recognize that you may want to bring your dog with you to the pet store; unfortunately, pets are not allowed at this event due to the size of the enclosed room in which the seminar will be held. 

  • 11:00 am-2:00 pm
    6003 Chapel Hill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    We’re opening our adoption center on a Saturday for you! From 11:00 to 2:00 on Saturday, June 24, stop by Second Chance Pet Adoptions (6003 Chapel Hill Road, Suite 133, Raleigh, NC 27607) to meet some cats and dogs who are looking for their second chances to find love.


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