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Raleigh Brewing Supports Second Chance in #BrewToTheRescue

This week, local breweries are pairing up with animal shelters and then facing off to see who can raise the most money for animals in need! Right down the road from Second Chance, Raleigh Brewing Company has selected us as their beneficiary and are raising money on our behalf. Click HERE to support their fundraising […]

Sponsored Pet Packages – Valentine’s Gift on Sale Now!

UPDATE: WE ARE SOLD OUT! Thank you, everyone, for the support! Quantities are limited and Cupid’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 Valentine’s Day and the packages have (literally) never been sweeter! This $25 gift includes: A photo […]

“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 […]

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  • 11:00 am-1:00 pm
    03/04/2017

    416 Crossroads Blvd, Cary, NC 27518, USA

    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.

  • 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    03/04/2017

    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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  • 11:00 am-1:00 pm
    03/05/2017

    416 Crossroads Blvd, Cary, NC 27518, USA

    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.

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  • 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    03/11/2017

    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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  • All day
    03/13/2017-03/18/2017

    1400 Edwards Mill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    1400 Edwards Mill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    The Carolina Hurricanes are hosting a Pet Supply Drive benefitting Second Chance Pet Adoptions from Monday, March 13 to Saturday, March 18. Fans who donate much-needed pet supplies will be entered to win an autographed prize. (More details are coming soon!) Donations will be accepted at the VIP entrance of PNC Arena during normal business hours and at all entrances for the March 14, March 16, and March 18 game nights. (Psst–coming to the March 18 game? Arrive early and find us–and some of our adoptable animals!–at the South Plaza Party!)

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  • All day
    03/14/2017-03/18/2017

    1400 Edwards Mill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    1400 Edwards Mill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    The Carolina Hurricanes are hosting a Pet Supply Drive benefitting Second Chance Pet Adoptions from Monday, March 13 to Saturday, March 18. Fans who donate much-needed pet supplies will be entered to win an autographed prize. (More details are coming soon!) Donations will be accepted at the VIP entrance of PNC Arena during normal business hours and at all entrances for the March 14, March 16, and March 18 game nights. (Psst–coming to the March 18 game? Arrive early and find us–and some of our adoptable animals!–at the South Plaza Party!)

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  • All day
    03/15/2017-03/18/2017

    1400 Edwards Mill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    1400 Edwards Mill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    The Carolina Hurricanes are hosting a Pet Supply Drive benefitting Second Chance Pet Adoptions from Monday, March 13 to Saturday, March 18. Fans who donate much-needed pet supplies will be entered to win an autographed prize. (More details are coming soon!) Donations will be accepted at the VIP entrance of PNC Arena during normal business hours and at all entrances for the March 14, March 16, and March 18 game nights. (Psst–coming to the March 18 game? Arrive early and find us–and some of our adoptable animals!–at the South Plaza Party!)

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  • All day
    03/16/2017-03/18/2017

    1400 Edwards Mill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    1400 Edwards Mill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    The Carolina Hurricanes are hosting a Pet Supply Drive benefitting Second Chance Pet Adoptions from Monday, March 13 to Saturday, March 18. Fans who donate much-needed pet supplies will be entered to win an autographed prize. (More details are coming soon!) Donations will be accepted at the VIP entrance of PNC Arena during normal business hours and at all entrances for the March 14, March 16, and March 18 game nights. (Psst–coming to the March 18 game? Arrive early and find us–and some of our adoptable animals!–at the South Plaza Party!)

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  • All day
    03/17/2017-03/18/2017

    1400 Edwards Mill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    1400 Edwards Mill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    The Carolina Hurricanes are hosting a Pet Supply Drive benefitting Second Chance Pet Adoptions from Monday, March 13 to Saturday, March 18. Fans who donate much-needed pet supplies will be entered to win an autographed prize. (More details are coming soon!) Donations will be accepted at the VIP entrance of PNC Arena during normal business hours and at all entrances for the March 14, March 16, and March 18 game nights. (Psst–coming to the March 18 game? Arrive early and find us–and some of our adoptable animals!–at the South Plaza Party!)

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  • All day
    03/18/2017-03/18/2017

    1400 Edwards Mill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    1400 Edwards Mill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    The Carolina Hurricanes are hosting a Pet Supply Drive benefitting Second Chance Pet Adoptions from Monday, March 13 to Saturday, March 18. Fans who donate much-needed pet supplies will be entered to win an autographed prize. (More details are coming soon!) Donations will be accepted at the VIP entrance of PNC Arena during normal business hours and at all entrances for the March 14, March 16, and March 18 game nights. (Psst–coming to the March 18 game? Arrive early and find us–and some of our adoptable animals!–at the South Plaza Party!)

  • 11:00 am-3:00 pm
    03/18/2017

    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-2:00 pm
    03/18/2017

    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

  • 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    03/18/2017

    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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  • 5:00 pm-7:00 pm
    03/18/2017

    1400 Edwards Mill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    1400 Edwards Mill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA

    ***March 18 update: Sorry all, but the Canes have had to cancel this event due to the rain! Second Chance will still be in the arena during the game tonight (find us near section 129!) and the Canes will still be accepting donations at the door, but please be advised there is no South Plaza Party and we will not have adoptable animals with us. So sorry and hope to see you on the inside!

    The Carolina Hurricanes will be throwing pre-game parties presented by Brüeprint Brewing Company on the South Plaza of PNC Arena for select home games during the 2016-17 season. On the final day of the pet supply drive benefitting Second Chance Pet Adoptions the week of March 13-18, Second Chance will be out at the South Plaza Party with some adoptable animals! The party will also include live music, an inflatable obstacle course, moon bounce, street hockey, the slap shot booth, food and beverage, and interactive sponsor booths. New for the 2016-2017 season will be a new section of the plaza geared toward adults that includes cornhole, Kan Jam, Hockey Sauce Kits, giant Jenga, ladder ball, giant checkers and more. Each party starts two hours before game time, so get there early!

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  • 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    03/25/2017

    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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