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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 […]

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$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 […]

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“$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, […]

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 […]

Upcoming Events

Calendar of Events

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  • 01

    Cat Adoptathon

    12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    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!


  • 01

    Sip and Shop

    11:00 am-3:00 pm

    ***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!

  • 07

    Racing for Rescues Early-Bird Deadline!

    All day

    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!

  • 08

    Cat Adoptathon

    12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    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!


  • 09

    Crank Arm Brewing Downtown Dog Walk and Brunch

    11:00 am-7:00 pm
    Crank Arm Brewing Company
    319 W Davie St, Raleigh, NC 27601

    Crank Arm Second Chance Dog Walk

    Join us at Crank Arm Brewing (downtown Raleigh) Sunday, April 9 for a Downtown Dog Walk and brunch!

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