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Bark in the Park May 2017

May 2017 Bark in the Park Photos Available!

Thanks to our photographer, Randy Page, we have WONDERFUL photos from our most recent Bark in the Park game! If you want to see the super-high resolution photos from Randy, click here! As always, thanks a TON to the Durham Bulls Baseball Club for welcoming these pups into the stadium, showing everyone a good time, […]

The Companion June 2017

The Second Chance Companion – June 2017

Welcome to another edition of the Companion! Topics included this month: It’s National “Adopt a Shelter Cat” Month! Happy Hour at Bottle Revolution It’s raining Kongs! 30th Anniversary Celebration Continues Meet Nancy Lee Can you support Second Chance today? Click here to read the entire issue!

Bissell Support the Shelters Sweepstakes: Vote for Us!

Second Chance Pet Adoptions is in the running to win $30,000! Will you please help us win funding for our rescue?  It’s just one vote per email address for the whole duration of the contest, so no need to vote daily; it really only takes a minute! And, you could win a free BISSELL product, too! To […]

Second Chance Pet Adoptions Racing for Rescues

Racing for Rescues Photos Now Available!

All the photos taken at the Racing for Rescues Event have been uploaded to the website! Photos taken at the Glover Photo Booth are here! Photos taken by Pawww Snap photographer Eric Krouse are here for both the 5K Run and the 2K Walk. Many other photos, including Run, Walk, Grounds and Awards, mostly taken […]

Second Chance Receives Kongs from Petfinder Foundation

Please help us give a big THANK YOU to the Petfinder Foundation for awarding us a Kong product grant! They sent 10 Kongs our way to enrich our dogs’ lives, challenge their minds, and relieve any stress and anxiety they might feel as they transition into our program and into family life. This gal, Mia, […]

Pets in Print: Second Chance in 919 Magazine

Why, who’s that on the cover of the most recent issue of 919 Magazine?! It’s our Director, Lisa! So excited to finally reveal that Second Chance was selected for a feature story and got to enjoy a photo shoot around the Center.  Pick up a copy near you and see our feature on pages 30-33 […]

Upcoming Events

Sat 7/1 – Adoption Event at Petco

Sat 7/1 – Cat Adoptathon

Sun 7/2 – Adoption Event at Petco

Sat 7/8 – Cat Adoptathon

Sun 7/9 – Sugar Cookie Scrub Down

Sat 7/15 – Dog Wash Fundraiser

Sat 7/15 – Cat Adoptathon

Sat 7/22 – Cat Adoptathon

Sat 7/29 – Cat Adoptathon

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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