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Last Day for 5K / 2K / Family Reunion T-Shirt Orders!

and Today is the LAST DAY to register for the Racing for Rescues 5K Run/2K Walk and the first-ever Second Chance Family Reunion to guarantee a shirt in your size! We are ordering extras for those who register between April 25 and the event itself (May 7, when on-site registration will still be accepted), but we cannot guarantee […]

Second Chance Pet Adoptions Racing for Rescues

“Racing for Rescues” Our First Ever Family Reunion–Join Us!

Happy 5K Friday! Today we’re talking about the first-ever Second Chance Family Reunion! Our 2017 Racing for Rescues event marks the start of Second Chance’s 30th anniversary celebration! Since 1987, Second Chance has helped more than 12,000 cats and dogs find their forever homes, so to celebrate, we’re hosting a Family Reunion for all of […]

Second Chance Pet Adoptions Racing for Rescues

“Racing for Rescues” Early-bird Discount Ends and Family Reunion Opens

Happy 5K Friday! We’ll keep this one short and sweet: register now to save money! (Treat yourself to spring raffle tickets with that cash instead! You could win big!) The Racing for Rescues early-bird discount ENDS TONIGHT at 11:59pm EST, so register by the end of the day to take advantage of the deal! What […]

Second Chance Pet Adoptions Racing for Rescues

“Racing for Rescues” Early-bird Discount Expiring Soon & Sponsor Shout-out

Happy 5K Friday! Today’s topics: a reminder that the early-bird discount will expire soon, and a big ol’ shout-out to all of our sponsors for their support! The Racing for Rescues early-bird discount runs (see what we did there?) through 11:59pm on April 7, so you’ve got one week left to take advantage of the […]

Second Chance News

Indy Week Nominates Second Chance as Best

We’re Indy Week “Best of” Finalists–Vote for Us!

Second Chance is honored to be selected as Indy Week “Best of the Triangle” finalists–in two categories! We need your help to win! Please vote for us in the categories “Best Place to Adopt a Pet” and “Best Nonprofit in Wake County” (both under Services). You can vote here until May 8!

Bark in the Park

First 2017 Bark in the Park is on Thursday!

The wildly popular Bark in the Park event is back for the game on April 27th! These games usually SELL OUT so get your tickets today! Human tickets for the event are priced at just $7.99, plus tax. Canine tickets are priced at $5, plus tax. Proceeds from the canine tickets will be donated to […]

April 2017 Companion

The Second Chance Companion – April 2017

Welcome to another edition of the Companion! Topics included this month: Second Chance is SPRINGING into Spring! New events include Lafayette Village Wine Walk, Unleashed Spring Fling, Bark in the Park, Yappy Hour at Blackfinn and Barks ‘n Brews at Pourworks! Vote at Indy Week for Second Chance as “Best Place to Adopt a Pet” […]

Unleashed Spring Fling

Unleashed’s 4th Annual Spring Fling on Sunday!

Unleashed’s 4th Annual K9 Spring Fling Dog and Cat Fundraiser is a family-friendly celebration focused on helping local area animal rescue groups. Many rescue groups will be there, including Second Chance Pet Adoptions, along with lots of local vendors! Don’t miss the most popular event, the largest Doggie Easter Egg Hunt around! Thousands of eggs […]

Upcoming Events

Calendar of Events

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  • 11:00 am-3:00 pm
    04/01/2017

    ***April 3, 2017 UPDATE: Thanks to Woofinwaggle for having us out there, all of the vendors for donating a portion of their proceeds, and the shoppers, Second Chance animals received $361 at this event! We are very grateful to everyone who supported this event! 🙂

    Spend your Saturday in a fun way! Supporting local business and Second Chance Pet Adoptions while finding some new products and services for yourself and your pup. Enjoy a glass of wine while you browse, meet artists & crafters, and feel free to bring your dog along for the fun! Join us at 8471 Garvey Drive, Suite 115, in Raleigh!

  • 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    04/01/2017

    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
    04/07/2017

    Second Chance Pet Adoptions 2017 Racing for Rescues

    The Second Chance Racing for Rescues 5K/2K early-bird deadline is today! Get registered by midnight to take advantage of the discount; we also have student and team discounts! Be a part of the fun on May 7, 2017 on NCSU’s Centennial Campus in Raleigh! We’ve got a 5K for runners without dogs, a 5K for runners with dogs, and a 2K walk (pups welcome!). It’s a fun way to help save a life! 🙂

    Ready to register? Want a training guide? Want to support a participant or team? Do it all HERE!

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  • 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    04/08/2017

    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-3:00 pm
    04/15/2017

    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
    04/15/2017

    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
    04/15/2017

    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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  • 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    04/20/2017

    8480 Honeycutt Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615, USA

    8480 Honeycutt Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615, USA

    Wine Walk at Lafayette VillageVisit Lafayette Village for a Wine Walk in support of Second Chance Pet Adoptions! Participating merchants will be offering free wine tasting at their business from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Enjoy a leisurely stroll through the shops and restaurants–a great way to see all the Village has to offer–and taste some fabulous wines.

    The fee to participate is $10, with proceeds going to Second Chance. Of course, you must be at least 21 years old to partake in the tastings, but all ages are welcome to shop and savor the many restaurants. The first 100 participants will receive a commemorative wine glass – so get there early!

    Past Wine Walker? Bring your Lafayette Village Wine Glass with you and save $1!

    This event happens rain or shine!

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  • 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    04/22/2017

    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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  • 7:00 pm-10:00 pm
    04/27/2017

    409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

    409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

    The wildly popular Bark in the Park events are back for 3 games in 2017! Bring your best friend to the ball games on  April 27, May 31, and August 2! These games usually SELL OUT so get your tickets today!

    Human tickets for the event are priced at just $7.99, plus tax. Canine tickets are priced at $5, plus tax. All the proceeds from the canine tickets help the animals of Second Chance Pet Adoptions. Please purchase one canine ticket for each dog that will be joining you at the game. This will also provide a seat/space for your dog.

    To ensure everyone has a fun and safe experience at the Bark in the Park events, please read and follow this important information:

    • Fans with 4-legged friends will enter through the Baker Roofing Center Field Gate (on the corner of Mangum and Willard Streets) and go to the Diamond View I concourse. Seating will be in sections 128, 130, 132, and 134. DOGS ARE NOT ALLOWED IN ANY OTHER AREA OF THE BALLPARK.
    • We will have plenty of volunteers who will be more than happy to pet sit your dog should you need to briefly leave these areas for restroom breaks or to grab some food.
    • All dogs must be current on their vaccinations.
    • Dog owner assumes responsibility for the action of their dog for the duration of the Bark in the Park event.
    • All dogs must be kept on fixed length leash (no longer than 8 ft.) at ALL TIMES. No retractable leashes, no dogs off leash.
    • These games will be busy and the weather might be warm. Please ensure your dog is comfortable in these conditions before planning to attend the event.

    Ticket Ordering Information:

      • For group tickets: (919) 956-BULL, ext. 2
      • For individual tickets: (919) 956-BULL, ext. 1 or online at www.durhambulls.com using order code BARK
      • Frontier Communications Ticket Office windows
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  • 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    04/29/2017

    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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