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Sponsored Pet Packages – Holiday Gift on Sale Now!

Quantities are limited and Santa’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 Christmas and this year, we’ve created more diverse packages than ever before! The Sponsored Pet Package This $25 gift includes: A photo of Boogie the cat or […]

Second Chance Elves to Wrap Your Gifts for Donation to Animals

Happy pawlidays! A holiday gift-wrapping service to benefit homeless animals is being provided at Crossroads Plaza in Cary. Volunteers from the community and local businesses will wrap your gifts for a donation (amount of your choice) to support the animals of Second Chance Pet Adoptions. All supplies are provided, so there is a huge selection […]

See an Amazing Transformation and Send Your Gift for the Season!

  This time last year, the Second Chance family made a commitment to homeless cats and dogs facing a scary prospect: suffering through a cold winter outdoors. We promised these animals that though snow may fall and winds may blow, our love would keep them warm.  This is the story of how your love kept one puppy warm in […]

#GivingTuesday Is Here – Your Opportunity to Save Lives!

  117 Days. That’s how long an average cat waits for their forever home at Second Chance Pet Adoptions. 638 Days. That’s how long Snickers, an angelic 6-year-old cat, waited for his forever home. Snickers had glaucoma, and while his vision was still great, it would eventually deteriorate and he would need his eyes removed, and […]

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 […]

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Calendar of Events

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  • 02

    Bark in the Park with the Durham Bulls

    7:00 pm-10:00 pm
    Durham Bulls Athletic Park
    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
  • 03

    Free Movie in the Garden at the Raleigh Little Theater

    7:00 pm-11:00 pm

    Enjoy a free screening of The Sound of Music complete with food trucks, games, and more! Second Chance will be there with adoptable animals. More info HERE.

  • 04

    First Friday at the Collective Market

    4:00 pm-10:00 pm

    Second Chance will have a booth at the First Friday Collective Market! As you enjoy downtown Raleigh for First Friday, swing through and check out the vendors (from LuLaRoe and lip gloss to stationary and stickers) and make sure to say hello to Second Chance!

  • 05

    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!


  • 12

    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!


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