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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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  • 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!

    chiquita-profile

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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