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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 […]

Second Chance Pet Adoptions

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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Calendar of Events

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  • 9:00 am-1:00 pm
    10/07/2017

    Bring your pup and your family for a day of fun! Enjoy the vendors, frisbee competition, dog wash, and more! Details HERE.

  • 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    10/07/2017

    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
    10/14/2017

    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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  • 11:00 am-3:00 pm
    10/21/2017

    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
    10/21/2017

    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
    10/28/2017

    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-2:00 pm
    10/28/2017

    3074 Wake Forest Rd, Raleigh, NC 27609

    3074 Wake Forest Rd, Raleigh, NC 27609

    Getting your shopping done for your furry family member? Why not pick up an extra item or two for homeless animals? We’ll be at Pet Supplies Plus in Raleigh from noon to 2pm with adoptable kitties–come and say hello!

    WISH LIST:

    CATS–
    Regular clay (non clumping) litter
    Fancy Feast Kitten turkey (canned)
    Tidy Cat Scoopable Litter
    Purina One Tender Selects Chicken (adult dry)
    Purina One Healthy Kitten (dry)
    Cardboard scratchers
    Toy mice
    Pill pockets

    DOGS–
    Purina One Healthy Puppy (dry)
    Purina One Smart Blend Chicken & Rice or Lamb & Rice (adult dry)
    Pro Plan Focus canned puppy food
    Treats in resealable bags (as opposed to boxes of treats)
    Pill pockets

  • 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
    10/28/2017

    4810 Hope Valley Rd., #106, Durham, NC 27707

    4810 Hope Valley Rd., #106, Durham, NC 27707

    The spooky time of year is upon us, so grab your furry four-legged friends, dress them up in their favorite costume, and join BarkHappy for a fun time at the Happy Howl-O-Ween Party to benefit Second Chance Pet Adoptions!

    All ticket-holders will receive freebies, giveaways, and valuable coupons worth over $70, and be entered into the raffle for great prizes! Humans in attendance will enjoy half-price appetizers after 3pm and pups will have a great time getting a special Halloween Nail Design from U Dirty Dog Self Wash. Ticket-holders will also receive:

    • $5 off three pet-sitting or dog walks from Fluff Pet Sitting
    • A free drip coffee or $1 off specialty drinks at Joe Van Gogh Coffee
    • $20 off group classes at Alston Town Center from The Grateful Dawg NC
    • Free samples of handmade soaps from Bolla Fresca,
    • A free dog bandana and boarding consultation pass from Dog Tales!

    This event also features a fun DIY Doggy Rope Toy Station and Spooky Photo Booth, exciting door prizes, and dogs in costume will receive an extra raffle ticket!

    Early-bird tickets are $12 per person; standard tickets are $15 per person.

    RSVP in the BarkHappy mobile app under “Events” and purchase tickets here!

    NOTES:

    • Early-bird tickets are limited in quantity. 
    • This event is family-friendly.
    • All friendly, well-behaved dogs welcome to attend both indoors and outdoors! Dogs must remain leashed at all times.
    • As this is a charity event, all ticket sales are final. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Second Chance Pet Adoptions.
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  • 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
    10/29/2017

    3709 Neil St, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    3709 Neil St, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    Join Second Chance Pet Adoptions on Sunday, October 29 from 1:00 to 5:00 pm for our annual Barks ‘n Brews event!

    Enjoy great beer from Raleigh Brewing Company while you chow down on lunch or dinner from the Curry in a Hurry food truck.

    Get in the Halloween spirit by entering your dog in the free Howl-o-Ween Costume Contest and bringing home one of three great prizes!

    Reward your pup for sitting pretty in the Pawww Snap photo booth (1:00 to 3:00 pm only) with a treat from the Redd Waggin truck and a unique bandana from Luna’s Little Boutique.

    And of course, don’t forget to play the raffle (need not be present to win)!

    For more details and to purchase raffle tickets, click here!

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Thanks to our Corporate Sponsors!

Purina Pro Plan Pet Supplies Plus