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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 […]

Second Chance News

“$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, […]

Banner for 30th

$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 […]

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 […]

AKC Reunite, Glover Corp, Dogtopia of Raleigh, Care First, BottleMixx

Second Chance Welcomes New Sponsors, Former Sponsors Renew Promises to Animals

Second Chance Pet Adoptions has two new partners in rescue: Glover Corporation and AKC Reunite. Glover is Second Chance’s Gold Paw sponsor, while AKC Reunite is our newest Silver Paw sponsor.   If you live and work in the Raleigh area, you’ve probably heard of a third-generation printing company: Glover Corporation…but you might not know all […]

Upcoming Events

Calendar of Events

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    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.

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    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!


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    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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