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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 […]

2017 Pawsibilities Video

2017 Evening of Pawsibilities: Meet the Animals

If you weren’t with us Saturday night, we’re bringing our auction video to YOU! Meet some of the animals we have rescued this past year and see some of their amazing transformations. Thank you for making it possible to stand by them in their time of need.

2017 Evening of Pawsibilities

Congrats to the Carolina Ale House Gift Card Winner!

Congratulations to Claire H. for winning the $25 Carolina Ale House gift card by purchasing an Evening of Pawsibilities ticket by last night’s deadline! We are looking forward to seeing EVERYONE Saturday night!

The Companion September 2017

The Second Chance Companion – September 2017

Welcome to another edition of the Companion! Topics included this month: Tickets are limited for Evening of Pawsibilities! Many Auction Items Have Been Revealed! Get Your Raffle Tickets to Win Big! Dog Wash Saturday! Help Animals Through Workplace Giving! Meet Cindy Lou Bring Us Home for $30 for 30 So We Can Bring Them Home […]

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    "Love Changes Everything" Adoption Event

    11:00 am-1:00 pm
    Petco - Cary Crossroads
    416 Crossroads Blvd, Cary, NC 27518, USA

    If you’ve ever shared your life with a pet, you know: love changes everything. The love you share with a pet doesn’t just change your life. It can change the world for animals, which is why, the Petco Foundation and Second Chance Pet Adoptions are inviting the public to adopt this weekend at Petco.

    Second Chance will have adoptable cats at the Petco located at 416 Crossroads Blvd. in Cary from 11am to 1pm (both Saturday and Sunday) for the Petco Foundation’s national adoption weekend. This weekend is part of the Petco Foundation’s national Love Changes Everything campaign which aims to raise more than $3 million to help pets in need all across the nation.

    The Petco Foundation, in partnership with thousands of local animal welfare organizations nationwide, has helped unite more than five million pets with loving families through adoptions in Petco stores. Additionally, the Foundation has invested more than $175 million since 1999 in lifesaving animal welfare organizations in communities across the country.

    For more information about Second Chance or the Petco Foundation, visit www.secondchancenc.org or www.petcofoundation.org. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram or by using the hashtags #ThinkAdoptionFirst and #LoveChangesEverything.

    Cat Adoptathon

    12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    Second Chance Pet Adoptions
    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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