Welcome to the Second Chance Animal Rescue
Please take time to browse our site, here you will learn all about the work that we do. You will also find a selection of animals that are looking for new homes

 

WE HOPEFUL WE MAY BE ABLE TO

HOLD OUR OPEN DAY AND FUN DOG

SHOW AGAIN THIS YEAR. THIS AT THE

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FORDS, WHO WE ARE JUST WAITING

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 SPACE!!!!!

 

 

 CAT OF THE MONTH

 

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CAT OF THE MONTH, Zebby is a very handsome, fairly large neutered male of approx 4 years of age. Hes a very laid back friendly boy, who would be happy to live with another cat. Hes been with us quite some time and we just cant understand why no-one has snapped him up, hes such a sweetie!

 

 

 DOG OF THE MONTH

 

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DOG OF THE MONTH, Gabby is lovely Lurcher female who we sadly believe has had a rough life up until now. She came to us after being picked up as a stray and no-one came forward to claim her. We can only guess what she has been through in the past, its clear she has only recently lost part of her tail, which is now healing up nicely and she has numerous old wounds. Despite all of this she is a loving girl who loves fuss and attention. As soon as the sun comes out she pulls her blanket of her bed and takes it outside so she can lay on it and sunbathe! She can be a bit bossy with other dogs indoors so would probably be best as an only dog and why not, she deserves every bit of attention she can get

 

 

 FORTHCOMING EVENTS

 

Dog Walk

Taking place on Saturday 26th April through Lordswood Forestry Commission.

The walk will take approx 1 1/2 hours and we are meeting on the Sports Centre at 11.30 at Dunkirk Road section.

 

Everyone is welcome with or without a dog, a £2 donation is appreciated with all proceeds going to Second Chance

 

We will be holding at stall at St Francis Animal Welfare Open Day on Sunday 13th April 1-5pm

 

We will be attending the Flyball Event at Stocksbridge

18-20th April

 

 

Throughout April Pets At Home Eastleigh will be fundraising for us with various events going on

 

The 10th of May will see us at The Animal Charities Bazaar at The church hall in Whites Road, Bitterne from 10am to 1pm

 

 

 

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At the grand old age of 21 years is Sam the oldest dog looking for a new home? He still has his sight and hearing and is fully mobile. He really is an absolute sweetheart, can you help?

 

UPDATE we are very pleased to say that Sam has found his forever home and has settled in very well as you can see by the photos

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WARNING

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Take a good look.....this is D....she was saved in the UK this weekend after being used as a bait dog.....FREE TO A GOOD HOME can mean pain and death for your pet at the hands of dog fighters....DON'T advertise them for free or even sell them on sites like Gumtree....if you need to 'get rid' of your pet for any reason talk to your local rescue or find an alternative option.....they are not all as 'lucky' as D

 

   

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We have many pairs of kittens

needing homes, can you help?

 

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We were recently sent some photo's taken back in 1992 by a volenteer. The rescue has certainly come a long way in the last 21 years. We thought you might like to see the then and now photo's

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  On top of the obvious like dog/cat food, cat litter etc the items we use most of on a daily basis are washing powder, dustbin bags, household bleach and washing up liquid. Any donations of these items are a huge help to us and helps us to keep costs down. Please do think of us when doing your weekly shop, we would be very grateful

 

 

WARNING

Please, please get your rabbit vaccinated. Myxomatosis, a most awful and fatal disease is around at the moment. We have recently lost a pair of the most friendliest, beautiful rabbits to it. This pair were being housed in an cage inside a shed with no contact with other rabbits. Its common for people to assume that their pet rabbits will be safe from it because they are housed in a shed, living indoors or not likely to come in contact with wild rabbits. The disease is passed by fly's, flea's and other insects so is very easily spread. Its a horrific disease than can and will cause an awful death so please do vaccinate now

 

 

 

Many thanks to Dulux for donating the paint to us to allow Charley Wilcock and Rob Vaughan to paint our fantastic mural on our food store. It looks amazing with caricatures of many of our dogs and volenteers and has become a real focal pointmural_094_Custom.jpgmural_030_Custom.jpg

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PLEASE HELP

We are finding that with the huge number of cats that we have here waiting for homes we are running extremly low on cat biscuit's. Hence any donations of dry cat food would be very gratefully received 

  


 

 Foster Homes Urgently Needed
We are looking for some experienced foster homes with no young children and someone at home during the day to help with some young dogs that just need a bit of extra socialization. They are not aggressive in any way, purely a little shy and wary of the world around them. Having spent all their short lives in kennels we really feel that these dogs deserve the extra help to get them into the new homes they deserve. If you can help foster one of these dogs please contact us as soon as possible. Thank you.

 

Postal Donations
It has come to our attention that once again some of our postal donations have gone astray. We always respond to any donations unless requested not to, so if you do send in a donation to us and you do not receive a response from us then please do let us know.

 


Ebay & Missionfish

Many thanks to those that donate the proceeds or a percentage of the selling price of items that they sell on Ebay. If you wish to help us in this way it is easily done when listing your item on Ebay. Missionfish will then pass on your donation after your item has sold.

 

Second Chance Animal Rescue
4 Mansbridge Cottages
Mansbridge Road
Southampton
Hampshire
SO18 2NH

Charity No: 1002511

t 023 8055 9552