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“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 […]

Second Chance Announces New Program: “Hearts to Home” Animal Transport

Second Chance Pet Adoptions is proud to announce our newest program, Hearts to Home Animal Transport.  While adoption rates for both cats and dogs in Wake County and adjoining counties have improved in recent years, the hard-working staff at county shelters still do not have the room to save every stray and abandoned animal that comes through their […]

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Adoption Center to Close Temporarily to Contain Infection

Jan. 3 update: We are thrilled to announce that our Adoption Center will be open again starting Friday, January 5! All of our adoptable cats in the rooms up front have been safely brought through the appropriate quarantine period. We will resume our normal hours for cat visitation (11:00 – 5:00 Monday-Friday and 12:00 – […]

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 […]

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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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