Adoptable Castaway-Valerie

    It’s been a little bit since I’ve written a post and I’m overdue for some procrastination (does that mean I procrastinated procrastinating?), so instead of working on a presentation I have tomorrow, I’m going to introduce you to Valerie.   Valerie is suspected to be a Boston Terrier/Lab Mix, but honestly we don’t know, … Read more

Q & A with D2C Adopter, Megan

    Adopter: Megan and Jeremy from Memphis, TN.   Castaway: Rosco   Year of Adoption: 2011     1. What made you decide to rescue a dog? We decided to rescue a dog because my husband had a rescue dog growing up and she was a great dog! We have always felt that rescue … Read more

Q & A with D2C Adopter, Ken

   Adopter: Ken and Nancy from Clinton, Tenn.  Castaway: Gypsy (formally Bridgett)  Year of Adoption: 2014       1. When did you first know that your rescue dog was the one for you? My wife and I have had at least one dog since the day we were married (It’s been 38 years, now!) … Read more

Happy Tails

Lena Horne’s Happy Tail Thank You Ride & Roll for Rescue Sponsors Thank you Northgate Animal Hospital and Dr. Tracey Gullett Rocky is Dog of the Month! Please Help Dogs 2nd Chance Affiliate Relationships Disclosure About Adopting a Dog Meet All Adoptable Dogs – Mobile Friendly Read the Adopter’s Guide Adoption Application Form Before You … Read more

Happy Tail- Monkee

You asked and I’m delivering! Remember Monkee, the little wiry guy that inspired my For Good post? Well, here’s an update from his new Dad, Dick Scaggs. It is certainly quite the Happy Tail. Dear Dogs 2nd Chance,  Dear God! What have I done? Once upon a time I had a neat, tidy house, just … Read more

Adoptable Castaway- Rufus


This is Dogs 2nd Chance Rescue Blog’s first Adoptable Castaway Bio! Meet Rufus, a Minpin Mix being fostered by one of our volunteers, Ellen. Help Rufus find his forever home by sharing this post. About Rufus The power of pet therapy is often stronger than any medication, and if Rufus was a type of medicine, … Read more

Happy Tail-Amanda


Nothing makes a rescue volunteer happier than hearing about a successful adoption story. Here at Dogs 2nd Chance we take care that the castaways we rescue are loved and cared for during the time they are with us, but it’s the families that take them in that truly make the difference. We couldn’t continue our … Read more