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Evening of Pawsibilities Raffle Tickets are On Sale!

RAFFLE TICKETS ARE ON SALE! Need not be present to win any of four high-value prizes! Prizes:   Two nights at the Omni Resorts Grove Park Inn in Asheville: Enjoy a two-night bed & breakfast stay at the Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, NC. Includes a premium mountain-view room, room tax, resort fee, and a sumptuous daily […]

2017 Evening of Pawsibilities

Meet Our Animals at the Evening of Pawsibilities!

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 NORTH RIDGE COUNTRY CLUB You are cordially invited to join us for our 17th annual auction for the animals! Delectable Dinner and Desserts Enjoy wonderful conversation over an excellent buffet dinner with your friends and fellow partners in rescue in an elegant room with a view. Early-Bird Free Drink Ticket and a […]

2017 Evening of Pawsibilities

Evening of Pawsibilities Tickets Now On Sale!

The 17th Annual Second Chance Pet Adoptions Evening of Pawsibilities will be held at the North Ridge Country Club the evening of September 23 and tickets are on sale NOW! Join us for this gala and enjoy dinner and desserts with your fellow partners in rescue, silent and live auctions with mobile bidding, an exciting […]

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$30 for 30: Second Chance Celebrates Three Decades of Saving Animals

From three women fostering animals in their backyards, to officially incorporating as a nonprofit and opening an adoption center, Second Chance Pet Adoptions has come a long way in the 30 years since we began. We have rescued over 12,000 cats and dogs. We have a facility that holds 120 animals and welcomes over 3,500 visitors per […]

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Pamper Yourself for Pets at Hand and Stone This August

From now through August 31, 2017, Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spas throughout the Triangle will be donating $1 to Second Chance for every massage and facial! It’s the perfect time to pamper yourself and help save pets! Book today!

“$30 for 30”–Goal #1 Reached! Let’s Raise the Roof–And the Goal!

THANK YOU to the FABULOUS Second Chance family for supporting our 30th Anniversary Celebration! Thanks to your generosity, we have reached our first goal of raising $9,000 for homeless animals! BUT, we know many of you haven’t yet joined the party, so we’re INCREASING the goal to $12,000, giving you more time to jump on the […]

The Companion August 2017

The Second Chance Companion – August 2017

Welcome to another edition of the Companion! Topics included this month: THE DOG DAYS OF SUMMER WILL SOON BE BEHIND US, BUT IT’S NEVER TOO LATE TO HELP HOMELESS DOGS (AND CATS)! Pints for Pooches – August 26 Join Kroger Community Rewards The Evening of Pawsibilities: Free Drink Tickets! Meet Audrey Are you missing the […]

“$30 for 30” Over Halfway to Goal–Help More Animals Like Ms. Beasley!

THANK YOU to the donors who’ve gotten this party rolling! Just a few days into the campaign, we are already over HALFWAY to our goal of $9,000!    Your gifts, large and small, help us provide the food, shelter, and medicine our cats and dogs need to survive and thrive while they wait for their forever homes.     […]

Upcoming Events

Calendar of Events

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  • 7:00 pm-10:00 pm
    08/02/2017

    318 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

    318 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

    The wildly popular Bark in the Park events are back for 3 games in 2017! Bring your best friend to the ball games on  April 27, May 31, and August 2! These games usually SELL OUT so get your tickets today!

    Human tickets for the event are priced at just $7.99, plus tax. Canine tickets are priced at $5, plus tax. All the proceeds from the canine tickets help the animals of Second Chance Pet Adoptions. Please purchase one canine ticket for each dog that will be joining you at the game. This will also provide a seat/space for your dog.

    To ensure everyone has a fun and safe experience at the Bark in the Park events, please read and follow this important information:

    • Fans with 4-legged friends will enter through the Baker Roofing Center Field Gate (on the corner of Mangum and Willard Streets) and go to the Diamond View I concourse. Seating will be in sections 128, 130, 132, and 134. DOGS ARE NOT ALLOWED IN ANY OTHER AREA OF THE BALLPARK.
    • We will have plenty of volunteers who will be more than happy to pet sit your dog should you need to briefly leave these areas for restroom breaks or to grab some food.
    • All dogs must be current on their vaccinations.
    • Dog owner assumes responsibility for the action of their dog for the duration of the Bark in the Park event.
    • All dogs must be kept on fixed length leash (no longer than 8 ft.) at ALL TIMES. No retractable leashes, no dogs off leash.
    • These games will be busy and the weather might be warm. Please ensure your dog is comfortable in these conditions before planning to attend the event.

    Ticket Ordering Information:

    • For group tickets: (919) 956-BULL, ext. 2
    • For individual tickets: (919) 956-BULL, ext. 1 or online at www.durhambulls.com using order code BARK
    • Frontier Communications Ticket Office windows
    • Download a Bark in the Park flyer HERE
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  • 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    08/05/2017

    6003 Chapel Hill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    6003 Chapel Hill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    Come on out to Second Chance to meet your new furry family member! Our foster kittens (6 months and younger) will be on-site to meet their new forever families, too!

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  • 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    08/12/2017

    6003 Chapel Hill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    6003 Chapel Hill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    Come on out to Second Chance to meet your new furry family member! Our foster kittens (6 months and younger) will be on-site to meet their new forever families, too!

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  • 5:00 pm-7:00 pm
    08/12/2017
    Pack Block Pawty

    Bring your dog and pawty with us at Pourworks and Tapout Fitness under Manor Six Forks Apartments for trivia for humans and an obstacle course for dogs. Pack Members will receive 10% off with Pourworks, a free day pass from Tapout Fitness, 10% off of purchases with Redd Waggin, and be entered for a doggy raffle basket! All dogs in attendance will also receive free pawdicures from Wags Happy Dogs! Tickets are $12 and Second Chance animals receive 40% of the proceeds. Purchase tickets here.

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  • 11:00 am-3:00 pm
    08/19/2017

    7414 Creedmoor Road Raleigh, NC 27613

    7414 Creedmoor Road Raleigh, NC 27613

    Love a clean pup, but dread bath time? Have a better weekend: let Second Chance clean your dog! Come on out to Unleashed on Creedmoor between 11am and 3pm and have your dog bathed for a suggested $10 donation per dog.

  • 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    08/19/2017

    6003 Chapel Hill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    6003 Chapel Hill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    Come on out to Second Chance to meet your new furry family member! Our foster kittens (6 months and younger) will be on-site to meet their new forever families, too!

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  • 2:00 pm-4:00 pm
    08/19/2017

    Calling all Raleigh dog lovers! Grab your pups and friends and join BarkHappy at Barks ‘n Brews to benefit Second Chance Pet Adoptions. All ticket holders will receive AMAZING giveaways, swag, goodies, and valuable coupons worth over $50! Dogs will play a “Catch the Treat” game. Details and tickets HERE.

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