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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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March
  • 04

    Cat Adoptathon

    12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    03/04/2017
    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!

    chiquita-profile

  • 04

    "Love Changes Everything" Adoption Event

    11:00 am-1:00 pm
    03/04/2017
    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.

  • 05

    "Love Changes Everything" Adoption Event

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

  • 11

    Cat Adoptathon

    12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    03/11/2017
    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!

    chiquita-profile

  • 13

    Carolina Hurricanes Pet Supply Drive

    All day
    03/13/2017-03/18/2017
    PNC Arena
    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!)

Thanks to our Corporate Sponsors!

Purina Pro Plan Pet Supplies Plus