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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
    02/04/2017

    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
    02/11/2017

    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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  • 2:30 pm-5:30 pm
    02/11/2017

    8111 Creedmoor Rd, #153, Raleigh, NC 27613, USA

    8111 Creedmoor Rd, #153, Raleigh, NC 27613, USA

    Paws and Pours at BottleMixx

    This annual wine-tasting event is back! If you’re looking for a unique Valentine’s date, a fine new wine to savor, a fun and interesting activity, or a great time for a great cause, Paws and Pours is the way to go! Come and meet some of our adoptable animals while enjoying a selection of delicious wines paired with cheeses and crackers.

    Can’t arrive at 2:30 or stay until 5:30? No worries–this 3-hour window allows you to come in whenever is convenient for you! (For large groups or wine clubs, please contact Ellen at ellen@bottlemixx.com for more details.)

    Want to bring your favorite wines home? Get them on sale after the event! Enjoy a 10% discount on 1-5 bottles, 15% on 6-11 bottles, and 20% on 12 or more bottles!

    Tickets are $20 per person. All ticket sales proceeds go to help the animals of Second Chance Pet Adoptions.

    Special thanks to our friends at BottleMixx for hosting this event, as well as matching and donating tips!

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  • 11:00 am-9:00 pm
    02/17/2017

    500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601, USA

    500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601, USA

    Stop by our booth (#838) at the Downtown Raleigh Home Show! We’ll have some adoptable cats for you to visit with, homemade dog soap and lovely keychains for sale, info about our rescue and upcoming events, and raffle prizes to give away at the end of the weekend!

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  • 10:00 am-9:00 pm
    02/18/2017

    500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601, USA

    500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601, USA

    Stop by our booth (#838) at the Downtown Raleigh Home Show! We’ll have some adoptable cats for you to visit with, homemade dog soap and lovely keychains for sale, info about our rescue and upcoming events, and raffle prizes to give away at the end of the weekend!

  • 11:00 am-3:00 pm
    02/18/2017

    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
    02/18/2017

    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!

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  • 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
    02/18/2017

    6464 Tryon Rd, Cary, NC 27518, USA

    6464 Tryon Rd, Cary, NC 27518, USA

    Meet adoptable dogs from 12PM to 2PM at:

    PHYDEAUX

    6464 Tryon Road

    Cary, NC 27518

    Phone: (919) 977-7103

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  • 10:00 am-6:00 pm
    02/19/2017

    500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601, USA

    500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601, USA

    Stop by our booth (#838) at the Downtown Raleigh Home Show! We’ll have some adoptable cats for you to visit with, homemade dog soap and lovely keychains for sale, info about our rescue and upcoming events, and raffle prizes to give away at the end of the weekend!

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  • All day
    02/23/2017

    In honor of the upcoming 23rd National Spay Day (a day you never knew you always wanted to celebrate!), grab lunch or dinner on Feb. 23 at Brixx Pizza – Bradford or Brixx Pizza – Parkside Town Commons to benefit the animals of Second Chance Pet Adoptions! Brixx will donate $3 for every adult pizza and $1 for every kid’s pizza–at NO extra cost to you!

    To make sure homeless animals benefit from your purchase, please download and print this flyer (right click to open link in new tab and then save) and bring it with you! (You do not need to fill it out in advance.)

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  • 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    02/25/2017

    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!

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