Second Chance Voted Best Veterinarian and Pet Services in Central Mass

Second Chance Animal Services had a big night at the Best of Central Mass awards ceremony at the DCU Center in Worcester.  The organization garnered top honors in both the Best Veterinarian and the Best Pet Services categories of the annual awards sponsored by the Telegram & Gazette.

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Second Chance Animal Services Reaches GuideStar Platinum

Second Chance Animal Services announced it has earned the Platinum GuideStar Nonprofit Profile Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. By sharing metrics that highlight progress Second Chance is making toward its mission, the organization is helping donors move beyond simplistic ways of nonprofit evaluation such as overhead ratios.

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Rufus McScruffy FKA Pepe

Hurricane Maria puppy finds his forever home

"...Rufus, then called Pepe, was just a puppy, estimated to be about a year old. After his time at the St. Hubert’s way-station, he ended up at Second Chance Animal Rescue in East Brookfield, Massachusetts – where he met the couple who would become his family."

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PetSmart Charities® Awards $30,000 Grant to Second Chance Animal Services to Support Project Good Dog

Second Chance Animal Services recently received a $30,000 grant from PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in North America, for the expansion of Project Good Dog into a third facility this year.

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Second Chance Animal Services Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

Second Chance Animal Services has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Falling this year on November 28, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the US) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday to kick off the holiday giving season and inspire people to collaborate in improving their local communities and to give back in impactful ways to the charities and causes they support. 

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Second Chance Named “2017 TOP-RATED NONPROFIT” by GreatNonprofits

Second Chance Animal Services has been named a “2017 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews of charities and nonprofits.

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Otto Florist and Second Chance Animal Services Deliver 84 Dozen Roses to Area Nursing Homes

Second Chance Animal Services Development Director Lindsay Doray and special guest Holly, Doray’s one-year-old golden retriever delivered 68 dozen roses to patients at Quaboag on the Common in West Brookfield  with the help of volunteers. 

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Second Chance Hurricane Assistance Continues with More Pets Coming In

Continuing with their mission to help animals affected by recent hurricanes, Second Chance Animal Services received an additional seven pets from Puerto Rico bringing the total to 120 pets Second Chance has taken in through the hurricane recovery effort and the organization expects the need to continue.

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Second Chance takes in 99 pets from Hurricane Irma

99 pets were airlifted to Second Chance as Second Chance assists with this disaster.

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Second Chance helps with Hurricane Harvey

Second Chance sends truckloads of supplies to hard hit Texas to help pets!

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Kitten injured in barbed wire accident getting a second chance

Kitten seriously injured in accident getting medical treatment and a second chance at a new life.

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Second Chance heads to Puerto Rico to help shelters!

Second Chance Animal Shelter partners with struggling animal shelter in Puerto Rico as part of national Sister Shelter Project

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Second Chance helping with CA fire dogs!

15 dogs being brought in from major airlift

This weekend (July 9th) Second Chance Animal Shelter partnered with St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center in NJ as part of a large scale airlift of 160 dogs from three shelters in southern California. These dogs arrived at the airport in Morristown NJ with volunteer pilots who gave their personal time through a California based organization "Wings of Rescue”. Second Chance will be taking in 15 of these dogs.

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