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Raleigh Brewing Supports Second Chance in #BrewToTheRescue

This week, local breweries are pairing up with animal shelters and then facing off to see who can raise the most money for animals in need! Right down the road from Second Chance, Raleigh Brewing Company has selected us as their beneficiary and are raising money on our behalf. Click HERE to support their fundraising […]

Sponsored Pet Packages – Valentine’s Gift on Sale Now!

UPDATE: WE ARE SOLD OUT! Thank you, everyone, for the support! Quantities are limited and Cupid’s on a delivery deadline, so don’t delay–order your sponsored pet packages today! These life-saving gifts are delivered directly to your recipient in time for Valentine’s Day and the packages have (literally) never been sweeter! This $25 gift includes: A photo […]

“Paws & Pours” Tickets on Sale Now!

Paws & Pours at BottleMixx A Wine-Tasting Event to Benefit Second Chance Pet Adoptions This annual wine-tasting event is back! If you’re looking for a unique Valentine’s date, a fine new wine to savor, or even just a fun and interesting activity, Paws & Pours at BottleMixx is the way to go! On February 10 […]

A Video in Celebration of our 30th Anniversary

  THIS IS IT…Our 30th anniversary comes to a close today, and what a year it’s been! You’ve been there every step of the way, so we made a little something for you: a video that features the almost 500 cats and dogs that were adopted in 2017! It’s our way of saying thanks for making […]

Second Chance Announces New Program: “Heeling Hearts” for Heartworm-Positive Dogs

After announcing our new animal transport program, Hearts to Home, last week, Second Chance is thrilled to announce the addition of another exciting program that will save the lives of at least 40 dogs in 2018! The Heeling Hearts program will address the very common—and fatal—condition of heartworm disease in dogs. Heartworms, which are transmitted through mosquitoes, primarily target […]

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  • 7:00 pm-10:00 pm
    08/02/2017

    318 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

    318 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
    • Download a Bark in the Park flyer HERE
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  • 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    08/05/2017

    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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  • 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    08/12/2017

    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
    08/12/2017
    Pack Block Pawty

    Bring your dog and pawty with us at Pourworks and Tapout Fitness under Manor Six Forks Apartments for trivia for humans and an obstacle course for dogs. Pack Members will receive 10% off with Pourworks, a free day pass from Tapout Fitness, 10% off of purchases with Redd Waggin, and be entered for a doggy raffle basket! All dogs in attendance will also receive free pawdicures from Wags Happy Dogs! Tickets are $12 and Second Chance animals receive 40% of the proceeds. Purchase tickets here.

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  • All day
    08/17/2017-08/31/2017

    Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spas throughout the Triangle will donate $1 to Second Chance Pet Adoptions for every massage or facial booked August 17 – August 31. They’re open 7 days a week and take walk-ins, so pamper yourself today to help pets!

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  • All day
    08/18/2017-08/31/2017

    Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spas throughout the Triangle will donate $1 to Second Chance Pet Adoptions for every massage or facial booked August 17 – August 31. They’re open 7 days a week and take walk-ins, so pamper yourself today to help pets!

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  • All day
    08/19/2017-08/31/2017

    Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spas throughout the Triangle will donate $1 to Second Chance Pet Adoptions for every massage or facial booked August 17 – August 31. They’re open 7 days a week and take walk-ins, so pamper yourself today to help pets!

  • 11:00 am-3:00 pm
    08/19/2017

    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-4:00 pm
    08/19/2017

    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
    08/20/2017-08/31/2017

    Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spas throughout the Triangle will donate $1 to Second Chance Pet Adoptions for every massage or facial booked August 17 – August 31. They’re open 7 days a week and take walk-ins, so pamper yourself today to help pets!

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  • All day
    08/21/2017-08/31/2017

    Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spas throughout the Triangle will donate $1 to Second Chance Pet Adoptions for every massage or facial booked August 17 – August 31. They’re open 7 days a week and take walk-ins, so pamper yourself today to help pets!

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  • All day
    08/23/2017-08/31/2017

    Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spas throughout the Triangle will donate $1 to Second Chance Pet Adoptions for every massage or facial booked August 17 – August 31. They’re open 7 days a week and take walk-ins, so pamper yourself today to help pets!

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  • All day
    08/24/2017-08/31/2017

    Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spas throughout the Triangle will donate $1 to Second Chance Pet Adoptions for every massage or facial booked August 17 – August 31. They’re open 7 days a week and take walk-ins, so pamper yourself today to help pets!

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  • All day
    08/25/2017-08/31/2017

    Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spas throughout the Triangle will donate $1 to Second Chance Pet Adoptions for every massage or facial booked August 17 – August 31. They’re open 7 days a week and take walk-ins, so pamper yourself today to help pets!

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  • All day
    08/27/2017-08/31/2017

    Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spas throughout the Triangle will donate $1 to Second Chance Pet Adoptions for every massage or facial booked August 17 – August 31. They’re open 7 days a week and take walk-ins, so pamper yourself today to help pets!

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  • All day
    08/28/2017-08/31/2017

    Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spas throughout the Triangle will donate $1 to Second Chance Pet Adoptions for every massage or facial booked August 17 – August 31. They’re open 7 days a week and take walk-ins, so pamper yourself today to help pets!

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  • All day
    08/29/2017-08/31/2017

    Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spas throughout the Triangle will donate $1 to Second Chance Pet Adoptions for every massage or facial booked August 17 – August 31. They’re open 7 days a week and take walk-ins, so pamper yourself today to help pets!

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  • All day
    08/30/2017-08/31/2017

    Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spas throughout the Triangle will donate $1 to Second Chance Pet Adoptions for every massage or facial booked August 17 – August 31. They’re open 7 days a week and take walk-ins, so pamper yourself today to help pets!

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  • All day
    08/31/2017-08/31/2017

    Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spas throughout the Triangle will donate $1 to Second Chance Pet Adoptions for every massage or facial booked August 17 – August 31. They’re open 7 days a week and take walk-ins, so pamper yourself today to help pets!

  

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