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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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September
  • 01

    Booth at Green Day Concert

    7:00 pm-11:00 pm
    09/01/2017

    EDIT: Due to weather, State Farm and Second Chance will NOT be setting up the booth at the concert. Stay safe and dry!

    Before Green Day takes the stage, visit the Second Chance Pet Adoptions booth, where you can spend just a few minutes of your time engaging in a fun “microvolunteering” activity to help homeless animals! More info HERE.

  • 02

    Cat Adoptathon

    12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    09/02/2017
    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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  • 04

    Closed for Labor Day

    All day
    09/04/2017

    Second Chance will be closed to the public on Monday, September 4, 2017 in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

  • 06

    Bark in the Park with the Durham Bulls

    6:00 pm-10:00 pm
    09/06/2017

    Congrats to the Durham Bulls for making the play-offs! They’ve added a special Bark in the Park game Sept. 6, so get your tickets for you and YOUR PUP to enjoy a ballgame! Dog tickets are $5 and benefit Second Chance Pet Adoptions. Second Chance volunteers will be on-site to petsit your dog while you visit a restroom or concession stand.

    Purchase tickets here with the code BARK: http://www.milb.com/tickets/singlegame.jsp?sid=t234

  • 09

    Cat Adoptathon

    12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    09/09/2017
    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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Thanks to our Corporate Sponsors!

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