Entries by Dave O

Upcoming Events

Saturday 8/19 – Dog Wash Fundraiser Saturday 8/19 – Cat Adoptathon Tuesday 8/22 – Booth at the Matchbox Twenty Concert Tue 8/22 – Second Chance Booth at the Matchbox Twenty Concert Sat 8/26 – Cat Adoptathon Sat 8/26 – Pints for Pooches at Bombshell Beer Co. Fri 9/1 – Second Chance Booth at the Green […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]


Talk about ending “Adopt a Shelter Cat” Month with a bang, eh?! Six-year-old Snickers has been with us since October 2015. Anyone who has ever met him will tell you that he is the SWEETEST angel–but he also has glaucoma, something that has worried some potential adopters. Krissy and her husband aren’t daunted, though, and […]

Bottle shop owners give back to Second Chance

In the June 28th edition of Five Questions With … Triangle Around Town reached out to Ellen and Bruce McKim, owners of BottleMixx bottle shop in north Raleigh to discuss how they use their love of animals and entrepreneurship to help local animal shelters – by raising money, hosting fundraisers, fostering and serving on the […]

May 2017 Bark in the Park Photos Available!

Thanks to our photographer, Randy Page, we have WONDERFUL photos from our most recent Bark in the Park game! If you want to see the super-high resolution photos from Randy, click here! As always, thanks a TON to the Durham Bulls Baseball Club for welcoming these pups into the stadium, showing everyone a good time, […]

Happy Caturday with Sela!

  Happy Caturday! It’s our second Cat Adoptathon in “Adopt a Shelter Cat” Month, and today, we’re featuring Sela! Sela is a sweet and chirpy 1-year-old girl. She’s very talkative, especially if you’re giving another cat more attention than her! 😏 Still, Sela’s temperament is very mellow and laid back. If you’re interested in Sela, […]

The Second Chance Companion – June 2017

Welcome to another edition of the Companion! Topics included this month: It’s National “Adopt a Shelter Cat” Month! Happy Hour at Bottle Revolution It’s raining Kongs! 30th Anniversary Celebration Continues Meet Nancy Lee Can you support Second Chance today? Click here to read the entire issue!

Happy Caturday! June is “Adopt a Shelter Cat” Month!

  Happy Caturday everyone! In just a few minutes, our first Cat Adoptathon of “Adopt a Shelter Cat” Month will kick off! Come on down to the Center to see all of our adult cats and foster kittens! Wanna read their profiles first? They’re all listed right here! It’s time to meet your new furry […]