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Evening of Pawsibilities Raffle Tickets are On Sale!

RAFFLE TICKETS ARE ON SALE! Need not be present to win any of four high-value prizes! Prizes:   Two nights at the Omni Resorts Grove Park Inn in Asheville: Enjoy a two-night bed & breakfast stay at the Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, NC. Includes a premium mountain-view room, room tax, resort fee, and a sumptuous daily […]

2017 Evening of Pawsibilities

Meet Our Animals at the Evening of Pawsibilities!

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 NORTH RIDGE COUNTRY CLUB You are cordially invited to join us for our 17th annual auction for the animals! Delectable Dinner and Desserts Enjoy wonderful conversation over an excellent buffet dinner with your friends and fellow partners in rescue in an elegant room with a view. Early-Bird Free Drink Ticket and a […]

2017 Evening of Pawsibilities

Evening of Pawsibilities Tickets Now On Sale!

The 17th Annual Second Chance Pet Adoptions Evening of Pawsibilities will be held at the North Ridge Country Club the evening of September 23 and tickets are on sale NOW! Join us for this gala and enjoy dinner and desserts with your fellow partners in rescue, silent and live auctions with mobile bidding, an exciting […]

Second Chance News

“$30 for 30”–Goal #1 Reached! Let’s Raise the Roof–And the Goal!

THANK YOU to the FABULOUS Second Chance family for supporting our 30th Anniversary Celebration! Thanks to your generosity, we have reached our first goal of raising $9,000 for homeless animals! BUT, we know many of you haven’t yet joined the party, so we’re INCREASING the goal to $12,000, giving you more time to jump on the […]

“$30 for 30” Over Halfway to Goal–Help More Animals Like Ms. Beasley!

THANK YOU to the donors who’ve gotten this party rolling! Just a few days into the campaign, we are already over HALFWAY to our goal of $9,000!    Your gifts, large and small, help us provide the food, shelter, and medicine our cats and dogs need to survive and thrive while they wait for their forever homes.     […]

Slickdeals Gives Back in a MAJOR Way!

One year ago, we partnered with Slickdeals, the largest deal-saving money on the internet, in their #SlickdealsGivesBack program. The deal was simple: as our supporters enjoyed great savings on their goods, we would save more animals. We asked you to sign up, to shop, and to save, and Slickdeals would donate money on your behalf. Second Chance fam, […]

Banner for 30th

$30 for 30: Second Chance Celebrates Three Decades of Saving Animals

From three women fostering animals in their backyards, to officially incorporating as a nonprofit and opening an adoption center, Second Chance Pet Adoptions has come a long way in the 30 years since we began. We have rescued over 12,000 cats and dogs. We have a facility that holds 120 animals and welcomes over 3,500 visitors per […]

The Companion July 2017

The Second Chance Companion – July 2017

Welcome to another edition of the Companion! Topics included this month: WOOHOO–IT’S INDEPENDENCE DAY! MAKE SURE YOUR HOLIDAY IS A HAPPY HOLIDAY! July 9 is National Sugar Cookie Day. Celebrate with the Sugar Cookie Scrub Down! “Adopt a Shelter Cat” Month: The Numbers Are In 17th Annual Evening of Pawsibilities: Tickets On Sale Now! Meet […]

AKC Reunite, Glover Corp, Dogtopia of Raleigh, Care First, BottleMixx

Second Chance Welcomes New Sponsors, Former Sponsors Renew Promises to Animals

Second Chance Pet Adoptions has two new partners in rescue: Glover Corporation and AKC Reunite. Glover is Second Chance’s Gold Paw sponsor, while AKC Reunite is our newest Silver Paw sponsor.   If you live and work in the Raleigh area, you’ve probably heard of a third-generation printing company: Glover Corporation…but you might not know all […]

Upcoming Events

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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
    03/13/2017-03/18/2017

    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
    03/13/2017-03/18/2017

    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
    03/13/2017-03/18/2017

    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
    03/13/2017-03/18/2017

    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
    03/13/2017-03/18/2017

    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!)

  • 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!

    chiquita-profile

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