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“$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.     […]

Slickdeals Gives Back in a MAJOR Way!

One year ago, we partnered with Slickdeals, the largest deal-saving money on the internet, in their #SlickdealsGivesBack program. The deal was simple: as our supporters enjoyed great savings on their goods, we would save more animals. We asked you to sign up, to shop, and to save, and Slickdeals would donate money on your behalf. Second Chance fam, […]

Banner for 30th

$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 […]

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 […]

The Companion July 2017

The Second Chance Companion – July 2017

Welcome to another edition of the Companion! Topics included this month: WOOHOO–IT’S INDEPENDENCE DAY! MAKE SURE YOUR HOLIDAY IS A HAPPY HOLIDAY! July 9 is National Sugar Cookie Day. Celebrate with the Sugar Cookie Scrub Down! “Adopt a Shelter Cat” Month: The Numbers Are In 17th Annual Evening of Pawsibilities: Tickets On Sale Now! Meet […]

AKC Reunite, Glover Corp, Dogtopia of Raleigh, Care First, BottleMixx

Second Chance Welcomes New Sponsors, Former Sponsors Renew Promises to Animals

Second Chance Pet Adoptions has two new partners in rescue: Glover Corporation and AKC Reunite. Glover is Second Chance’s Gold Paw sponsor, while AKC Reunite is our newest Silver Paw sponsor.   If you live and work in the Raleigh area, you’ve probably heard of a third-generation printing company: Glover Corporation…but you might not know all […]

Upcoming Events

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  • 9:00 am-2:00 pm

    2410 Campus Shore Dr, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA

    2410 Campus Shore Dr, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA

    Racing for Rescues

    Sunday May 15, 2016
    NC State Centennial Campus, Raleigh
    Check-in/Registration opens at 9:00am
    First race starts at 10:30am

    This year’s event includes:
    – Separate, timed 5k’s  for runners with dogs, and runners without dogs
    – 2k walk for humans with or without dogs
    – A wonderful assortment of local businesses
    – Great raffle (do not need to be present to win)
    – And much much more!

    Register NOW and get $5 OFF EACH registration with the Early Bird special!


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