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Raleigh Brewing Supports Second Chance in #BrewToTheRescue

This week, local breweries are pairing up with animal shelters and then facing off to see who can raise the most money for animals in need! Right down the road from Second Chance, Raleigh Brewing Company has selected us as their beneficiary and are raising money on our behalf. Click HERE to support their fundraising […]

Sponsored Pet Packages – Valentine’s Gift on Sale Now!

UPDATE: WE ARE SOLD OUT! Thank you, everyone, for the support! Quantities are limited and Cupid’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 Valentine’s Day and the packages have (literally) never been sweeter! This $25 gift includes: A photo […]

“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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Rupert
Male
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Dancer
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Colleen
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Calendar of Events

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February
  • 03

    Cat (and Kitten!) Adoptathon

    12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    02/03/2018
    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!

  • 10

    Cat (and Kitten!) Adoptathon

    12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    02/10/2018
    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!

  • 10

    Paws & Pours at BottleMixx

    3:00 pm-6:00 pm
    02/10/2018
    BottleMixx
    8111 Creedmoor Rd, #153, Raleigh, NC 27613, USA

    Paws & Pours at BottleMixx

    A Wine-Tasting Event to Benefit Second Chance Pet Adoptions

    Saturday, February 10, from 3:00 to 6:00 pm at BottleMixx (8111 Creedmoor Rd #153 in Raleigh)

    Tickets $20 per person online HERE or at the door. 

    All Paws and Pours ticket sales proceeds benefit the animals of 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 and Pours is the way to go! Come and meet some of our adoptable animals while enjoying some light snacks (while they last). 

    Can’t arrive at 3:00 or stay until 6:00? No worries–this 3-hour window allows you to come in whenever it’s convenient for you! (For large groups or wine clubs, please contact Ellen at ellen@bottlemixx.com for more details.)

    Enjoyed the wines from the tasting? Then be sure to take some home! The featured wines will be discounted all day. You’ll receive 10% off single bottles, 15% off 6 or more bottles, and 20% off 12 or more bottles! BottleMixx also has 16 Wines by the Glass to enjoy, and for the non-wine drinkers, they have 10 craft beers on tap.

    BottleMixx, a Platinum Paw sponsor, is co-owned by Ellen (who serves on our Board of Directors) and Bruce McKim. Since opening the bottle shop in 2012, by donating and matching all tips, they have contributed almost $60,000 to animal rescue efforts.

  • 17

    Cat (and Kitten!) Adoptathon

    12:00 pm-4:00 pm
    02/17/2018
    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!

  • 17

    Dog Wash at Unleashed

    11:00 am-3:00 pm
    02/17/2018
    Unleashed - Creedmoor
    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.

    PLEASE NOTE: While we have traditionally held these washes on the third Saturday of each month, and will do so January-March 2018, starting in April 2018, we will be moving the wash to the third Sunday of the month. They will be on Sundays in April, May, and June; July-December washes will be scheduled in late June.

Thanks to our Corporate Sponsors!

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