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“Paws & Pours” Tickets on Sale Now!

Paws & Pours at BottleMixx A Wine-Tasting Event to Benefit Second Chance Pet Adoptions This annual wine-tasting event is back! If you’re looking for a unique Valentine’s date, a fine new wine to savor, or even just a fun and interesting activity, Paws & Pours at BottleMixx is the way to go! On February 10 […]

A Video in Celebration of our 30th Anniversary

  THIS IS IT…Our 30th anniversary comes to a close today, and what a year it’s been! You’ve been there every step of the way, so we made a little something for you: a video that features the almost 500 cats and dogs that were adopted in 2017! It’s our way of saying thanks for making […]

Second Chance Announces New Program: “Heeling Hearts” for Heartworm-Positive Dogs

After announcing our new animal transport program, Hearts to Home, last week, Second Chance is thrilled to announce the addition of another exciting program that will save the lives of at least 40 dogs in 2018! The Heeling Hearts program will address the very common—and fatal—condition of heartworm disease in dogs. Heartworms, which are transmitted through mosquitoes, primarily target […]

Second Chance Announces New Program: “Hearts to Home” Animal Transport

Second Chance Pet Adoptions is proud to announce our newest program, Hearts to Home Animal Transport.  While adoption rates for both cats and dogs in Wake County and adjoining counties have improved in recent years, the hard-working staff at county shelters still do not have the room to save every stray and abandoned animal that comes through their […]

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Adoption Center to Close Temporarily to Contain Infection

Jan. 3 update: We are thrilled to announce that our Adoption Center will be open again starting Friday, January 5! All of our adoptable cats in the rooms up front have been safely brought through the appropriate quarantine period. We will resume our normal hours for cat visitation (11:00 – 5:00 Monday-Friday and 12:00 – […]

Sponsored Pet Packages – Holiday Gift on Sale Now!

Quantities are limited and Santa’s on a delivery deadline, so don’t delay–order your sponsored pet packages today! These life-saving gifts are delivered directly to your recipient in time for Christmas and this year, we’ve created more diverse packages than ever before! The Sponsored Pet Package This $25 gift includes: A photo of Boogie the cat or […]

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  • 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    09/03/2016

    6003 Chapel Hill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    6003 Chapel Hill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    Visit our adoption center to meet our cats and see which would be a good fit for your home! Our foster kittens (younger than 6 months) will be here, too!

    Cat Adoptathon

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  • All day
    09/05/2016

    6003 Chapel Hill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    6003 Chapel Hill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    The Center will be closed to the public in celebration of Labor Day on Monday, September 5, 2016.

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  • 11:00 am-9:00 pm
    09/09/2016

    500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601, USA

    500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601, USA

    If you’re attending the Downtown Raleigh Home Show, we’d love to have you stop by our booth, say hi, and learn more about Second Chance Pet Adoptions! For a few hours each day, we’ll have some adoptable animals on-site, so you can meet your new best friend or just get some lovin’ from a furry friend. RHS tickets are $7 online and $10 at the box office.

    The show runs 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. on Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Sunday.

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  • 10:00 am-9:00 pm
    09/10/2016

    500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601, USA

    500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601, USA

    If you’re attending the Downtown Raleigh Home Show, we’d love to have you stop by our booth, say hi, and learn more about Second Chance Pet Adoptions! For a few hours each day, we’ll have some adoptable animals on-site, so you can meet your new best friend or just get some lovin’ from a furry friend. RHS tickets are $7 online and $10 at the box office.

    The show runs 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. on Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Sunday.

  • 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    09/10/2016

    6003 Chapel Hill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    6003 Chapel Hill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    Visit our adoption center to meet our cats and see which would be a good fit for your home! Our foster kittens (younger than 6 months) will be here, too!

    Cat Adoptathon

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  • 10:00 am-6:00 pm
    09/11/2016

    500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601, USA

    500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601, USA

    If you’re attending the Downtown Raleigh Home Show, we’d love to have you stop by our booth, say hi, and learn more about Second Chance Pet Adoptions! For a few hours each day, we’ll have some adoptable animals on-site, so you can meet your new best friend or just get some lovin’ from a furry friend. RHS tickets are $7 online and $10 at the box office.

    The show runs 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. on Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Sunday.

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  • All day
    09/12/2016

    1813 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27608, USA

    1813 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27608, USA

    On Monday, September 12, be sure to grab lunch or dinner with your friends or family at Lilly’s Pizza–all day, 10% of all sales will benefit Second Chance Pet Adoptions! (Lilly’s is name after a four-legged friend, after all.) Find them in Raleigh at 1813 Glenwood Avenue (Five Points), and in Durham, find them at 810 West Peabody Street.

    Lilly’s serves award-winning pizza with organic and locally-sourced ingredients; they can also serve up vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free pies, so everyone can find a pizza to love! Not a pizza person? (We know you’re out there somewhere!) They’ve also got calzones, stromboli, pasta, salads, and desserts. If you enjoy a beer with your pizza, get $2 domestic drafts in Raleigh and $2 domestic bottles in Durham.

  • All day
    09/12/2016

    810 W Peabody St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

    810 W Peabody St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

    On Monday, September 12, be sure to grab lunch or dinner with your friends or family at Lilly’s Pizza–all day, 10% of all sales will benefit Second Chance Pet Adoptions! (Lilly’s is name after a four-legged friend, after all.) Find them in Raleigh at 1813 Glenwood Avenue (Five Points), and in Durham, find them at 810 West Peabody Street.

    Lilly’s serves award-winning pizza with organic and locally-sourced ingredients; they can also serve up vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free pies, so everyone can find a pizza to love! Not a pizza person? (We know you’re out there somewhere!) They’ve also got calzones, stromboli, pasta, salads, and desserts. If you enjoy a beer with your pizza, get $2 domestic drafts in Raleigh and $2 domestic bottles in Durham.

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  • 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    09/17/2016

    6003 Chapel Hill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    6003 Chapel Hill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    Visit our adoption center to meet our cats and see which would be a good fit for your home! Our foster kittens (younger than 6 months) will be here, too!

    Cat Adoptathon

  • 12:00 pm-3:00 pm
    09/17/2016

    7414 Creedmoor Road Raleigh, NC 27613

    7414 Creedmoor Road Raleigh, NC 27613

    Dog WashDo you love it when your pup is clean … but dread bathtime?

    Have a better weekend: for a $10 donation per dog, Second Chance will wash your dog for you!

    Make a plan to visit us at Unleashed and get you dog washed on an upcoming Saturday!

  • 6:30 pm-10:00 pm
    09/17/2016

    6612 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615, USA

    6612 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615, USA

    Please join us at our 16th Annual

    Evening of Pawsibilities

    Saturday, September 17
    6:30-10:00 p.m.
    North Ridge Country Club

    Join us for a great night, featuring:
    great food,
    silent and live auctions,
    a wine pull, and
    visits from special furry guests!

    This year’s silent auction features electronic mobile (smart-phone, smart-device) bidding!

    Click here to preview and bid on Items!

    We will also have an on-site mobile photo booth with fun props!
    (At no charge to attendees)

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  • 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    09/24/2016

    6003 Chapel Hill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    6003 Chapel Hill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    Visit our adoption center to meet our cats and see which would be a good fit for your home! Our foster kittens (younger than 6 months) will be here, too!

    Cat Adoptathon

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  • 5:00 pm-8:00 pm
    09/30/2016

    4025 Lake Boone Trail, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    4025 Lake Boone Trail, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    Join us for a happy hour at Bottle Revolution on Lake Boone Trail on Friday, September 30 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.! Bring your pup and enjoy a drink on the patio–they have so many beverages to choose from! Second Chance will be out there with some adoptable animals, so come and meet them and see if one of them will be joining your family! Bottle Revolution will be donating $1 from each draft sold all day Sept. 30, so make sure to bring your friends so we can raise more money to save animals! We will also have fun raffle prizes (details and ticket purchase form here), so come out and take your chances at winning a delicious prize!

 

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