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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 […]

Calendar of Events

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  • 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    302 Colonades Way, Cary, NC 27518

    The weather is cooling off and it’s time to fall into fun! From noon to 4:00 on October 7, Second Chance will be at the Pups, Pints, & Play event at Waverly Place shopping center in Cary–and we want you and your pup to join us! Get ready for a day of pup-citement, including:

    • –Delicious beer from Brewery Bhavana and wine from Triangle Wine (for humans)
    • –“Beer” (shhh, it’s bone broth) for dogs
    • –Treats from Rocky Mountain Chocolate
    • –Hourly raffle prizes and giveaways
    • –Live acoustic music by Tommy Neimann
    • –Awesome shopping with pet-themed vendors
    • –A doggy Halloween costume contest (with prizes!)
    • –A “Stuff the Subaru” supply drive for our animals (check out our Wish List HERE)

    And of course….

    ADOPTABLE DOGS! We’ll be bringing some of our sweet pups looking for their fur-ever homes, in the hopes that they meet their new families!

    So grab your friends and canine companions and come have some fun in the fresh fall air with us!

  • 10:00 am-12:00 pm
    109 Mackenan Dr, Cary, NC 27511

    Enjoy Howl’oween at Johnson Subaru of Cary on Saturday, October 21 (10:00 – noon):
    —Bring your fur baby, dressed in costume for the 11am contest if you’d like, and grab a pic with them in the photo booth!
    —Shop items from Bumble and Hound while enjoying specialty coffee drinks!
    —Reward your pup for posing by cruising through the Unleashed treat bar and grab a giveaway on your way out!
    And of course, connect with local rescues, including Neuse River Golden Retriever Rescue, Paws for Life NC, Perfectly Imperfect Pups, and Rainbow Bridge Hospice Rescue (and us)!
  • 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
    3709 Neil St, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    Join Second Chance Pet Adoptions on Sunday, October 29, from 1:00 to 4:00 for the return of our annual Barks ‘n Brews event at Raleigh Brewing Company! Proceeds from the event benefit the animals in our care.

    Look forward to hanging with some of our adoptable dogs, enjoying BOOs and booze, a food truck or two, the vendors’ pop-up shops, a Howl-o-ween dog costume contest (with prizes, and it’s free to enter!), and a raffle!

    Invite your Facebook friends through our Facebook event page.


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