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Second Chance Welcomes New Dog Program Manager, Laura Honeycutt

  Second Chance extends a warm welcome to our new Dog Program Manager, Laura Honeycutt. Laura grew up in Wake Forest, NC, and her first love (other than her parents and sister) was her pet dachshund, Kappy. Even now, at 29, she asks if she can pet every dog she sees. Laura studied Economics & […]

2017 Evening of Pawsibilities Draws 30th Anniversary Celebration–and Three Successful Fundraisers–to a Close

See our 2017 Evening of Pawsibilities “Meet the Animals” video!   The 17th annual Evening of Pawsibilities brought closure to our summer of celebration. Over the course of three decades, the staff and volunteers of Second Chance Pet Adoptions have rescued over 12,000 homeless and abandoned cats and dogs, an accomplishment that we officially began celebrating at […]

Triangle Law Group Upgrades from Silver Paw Sponsorship to Gold Paw

Second Chance is elated to announce that Triangle Law Group, formerly a Silver Paw sponsor of our rescue organization, is now a Gold Paw sponsor!   Owner Laurie Gengo adopted a Second Chance cat in 2006 and, upon visiting the facility in early 2017, adopted–with her colleagues–Peaches and Cream (pictured here). Peaches had been in […]

Allison Paris to Leave Second Chance; New Dog Program Manager Hired

It is with mixed emotions that we share the news that Allison Paris, our Dog Program Manager, is leaving Second Chance. With her strong commitment to the welfare of the animals, Allison has made significant contributions across both the dog and cat programs. She has been responsible for the rescue and rehoming of over 1,000 […]

Dog Days Vendor Application Deadline Extended to Oct. 4!

Around 1,000 people–including children–will come through with their dogs at Dog Days of Cary at Bond Park on Sat., Oct. 7, 2017 (9am-1pm). Affordable vendor spaces still available–$30 for a 10′ x 10′ space! Be a part of it: email Rachel@secondchancenc.org to reserve your spot by October 4!

2017 Pawsibilities Glover Photo Booth

2017 Evening of Pawsibilities: Glover Photo Booth Pictures

This year, we had OVER 235 PEOPLE attend the 17th Annual Evening of Pawsibilities – making this year a record breaker! We had a photo booth for fun and in celebration of our 30th Anniversary (thanks, Glover Corporation!) and here are photos of all the Second Chance family members who stepped inside. View the pictures […]

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Calendar of Events

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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!

    chiquita-profile

  • 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!

    chiquita-profile

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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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