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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 […]

Second Chance Elves to Wrap Your Gifts for Donation to Animals

Happy pawlidays! A holiday gift-wrapping service to benefit homeless animals is being provided at Crossroads Plaza in Cary. Volunteers from the community and local businesses will wrap your gifts for a donation (amount of your choice) to support the animals of Second Chance Pet Adoptions. All supplies are provided, so there is a huge selection […]

See an Amazing Transformation and Send Your Gift for the Season!

  This time last year, the Second Chance family made a commitment to homeless cats and dogs facing a scary prospect: suffering through a cold winter outdoors. We promised these animals that though snow may fall and winds may blow, our love would keep them warm.  This is the story of how your love kept one puppy warm in […]

#GivingTuesday Is Here – Your Opportunity to Save Lives!

  117 Days. That’s how long an average cat waits for their forever home at Second Chance Pet Adoptions. 638 Days. That’s how long Snickers, an angelic 6-year-old cat, waited for his forever home. Snickers had glaucoma, and while his vision was still great, it would eventually deteriorate and he would need his eyes removed, and […]

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 […]

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Calendar of Events

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  • 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    11/04/2017

    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
    11/11/2017

    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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  • 5:00 pm-8:00 pm
    11/15/2017

    4321 Lassiter at North Hills Ave STE F100, Raleigh, NC 27609

    4321 Lassiter at North Hills Ave STE F100, Raleigh, NC 27609

    Enjoy complimentary bite-size desserts and champagne at the North Hills Kendra Scott location as you shop the fabulous array of Kendra Scott jewelry for yourself or someone on your holiday shopping list (yes, the holidays are coming)! And, 20% of the sales during this event will be donated to the animals of Second Chance Pet Adoptions!

    Can’t make it? Browse their jewelry on the Kendra Scott website and then call into the North Hills location (919-636-7700) during the event. The shipping is free and your order will count toward this fundraiser for homeless animals!

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  • 11:00 am-3:00 pm
    11/18/2017

    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
    11/18/2017

    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

  • 2:00 pm-4:00 pm
    11/18/2017

    150, 18 Seaboard Ave, Raleigh, NC 27604, USA

    150, 18 Seaboard Ave, Raleigh, NC 27604, USA

    This time of year, we realize just how lucky we are to have four-legged friends in our lives. Show your love for them at the BarkHappy Grateful Dawg Pawty to benefit Second Chance Pet Adoptions!

    All ticket holders will receive fantastic giveaways, goodies, and valuable coupons worth over $90! Come mingle with all the other cool dogs (and dog owners!) and enjoy a fun DIY doggy rope toy station, free spa demonstrations by HomeGrown Spa, and entry into our raffle with great prizes, including a $25 gift card to Kimbap Cafe! Ticket-holders will also receive:

    • $20 off coupon for spa services by HomeGrown Spa
    • Demonstrations of spa services and products by HomeGrown Spa
    • Free Class Pass to Colors of Yoga
    • $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
    • Free samples of handmade soaps from Bolla Fresca
    • Free gift card for $10 in services from U Dirty Dog Self-Wash Spa
    • Fun DIY rope toy
    • Exciting door prizes

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

    RSVP in the BarkHappy mobile app under “Events” (check out the discount code there!) and purchase tickets here!

    NOTES:

    • Early-bird tickets are limited in quantity.
    • Standard tickets may be sold at the door if the event is not sold out–but don’t take the chance, buy your tickets now!
    • 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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  • All day
    11/23/2017

    Second Chance will be closed on Thursday, November 23, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. We will resume our regular hours on Friday, November 24.

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  • 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    11/25/2017

    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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  • All day
    11/28/2017

    On Nov. 28, Second Chance supporters can help the animals through our #GivingTuesday campaign. Visit our website to send a gift that will save an animal’s life!

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