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Second Chance Welcomes New Dog Program Manager, Laura Honeycutt

  Second Chance extends a warm welcome to our new Dog Program Manager, Laura Honeycutt. Laura grew up in Wake Forest, NC, and her first love (other than her parents and sister) was her pet dachshund, Kappy. Even now, at 29, she asks if she can pet every dog she sees. Laura studied Economics & […]

2017 Evening of Pawsibilities Draws 30th Anniversary Celebration–and Three Successful Fundraisers–to a Close

See our 2017 Evening of Pawsibilities “Meet the Animals” video!   The 17th annual Evening of Pawsibilities brought closure to our summer of celebration. Over the course of three decades, the staff and volunteers of Second Chance Pet Adoptions have rescued over 12,000 homeless and abandoned cats and dogs, an accomplishment that we officially began celebrating at […]

Triangle Law Group Upgrades from Silver Paw Sponsorship to Gold Paw

Second Chance is elated to announce that Triangle Law Group, formerly a Silver Paw sponsor of our rescue organization, is now a Gold Paw sponsor!   Owner Laurie Gengo adopted a Second Chance cat in 2006 and, upon visiting the facility in early 2017, adopted–with her colleagues–Peaches and Cream (pictured here). Peaches had been in […]

Allison Paris to Leave Second Chance; New Dog Program Manager Hired

It is with mixed emotions that we share the news that Allison Paris, our Dog Program Manager, is leaving Second Chance. With her strong commitment to the welfare of the animals, Allison has made significant contributions across both the dog and cat programs. She has been responsible for the rescue and rehoming of over 1,000 […]

Dog Days Vendor Application Deadline Extended to Oct. 4!

Around 1,000 people–including children–will come through with their dogs at Dog Days of Cary at Bond Park on Sat., Oct. 7, 2017 (9am-1pm). Affordable vendor spaces still available–$30 for a 10′ x 10′ space! Be a part of it: email Rachel@secondchancenc.org to reserve your spot by October 4!

2017 Pawsibilities Glover Photo Booth

2017 Evening of Pawsibilities: Glover Photo Booth Pictures

This year, we had OVER 235 PEOPLE attend the 17th Annual Evening of Pawsibilities – making this year a record breaker! We had a photo booth for fun and in celebration of our 30th Anniversary (thanks, Glover Corporation!) and here are photos of all the Second Chance family members who stepped inside. View the pictures […]

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Calendar of Events

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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!

 

Thanks to our Corporate Sponsors!

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