Second Chance Dog Rescue

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Hello, my name is Mikey and my foster mom says that I am one of the sweetest dogs she has ever rescued. I love to be with my people. I am "the typical" little dog that will keep your lap warm if you let me. I am even good with other dogs once I know they will be nice to me. My foster mom has gotten me all of those ouchy shots and now I am ready to find my forever home. My foster mom does not know why I ended up in rescue but she says that she is happy our paths met. If you are interested in adopting me, please go to and get an application for me. My adoption fee is $275.00. If you have any additional questions you can email my foster mom at or you can call her between the hours of 10:00 AM and 8:00 PM.


We have had several of our dogs find their permanent home recently. We wish them all the best and look forward to hearing about their new homes. While we are a small organization and do not have the resources to save several dogs each week, we do believe that we can do our part by saving one dog at a time. Our list of adopted dogs that have found a permanent loving family keeps growing. Thank you for finding the love in your heart to help our loving animals.

Who We Are

Second Chance Dog Rescue mission is to give dogs that have found themselves homeless a second chance at finding a loving forever home. The founders take care of everything involved in the rescue of dogs including but not limited to: the initial intake of a dog, grooming, feeding, training, vet visits, home checks and all the administrative functions. Second Chance Rescue prefers to take dogs that are at the local shelters and have a greater chance of being euthanized. WE HOWEVER WILL CONSIDER YOUR SMALL DOG. WE REQUIRE THAT YOUR DOG BE CURRENT ON ALL SHOTS AND BE EITHER SPAYED OR NEUTERED AND HEARTWORM NEGATIVE. WE WILL ALSO ASK FOR A DONATION TO COVER THE COST OF THE DOG'S FOOD AND HEARTWORM PREVENTATIVE UNTIL HE/SHE IS ADOPTED. Second Chance Rescue survives solely on adoption fees, surrender fees and any donations it is lucky enough to receive. Second Chance Rescue IS NOT A SHELTER, therefore, we would ask that you respect us and the animals that we rescue by not calling after 8:00 PM.

Adopting a friend

Please contact us and we will be happy to set up an appointment for you to meet a dog. Adoption fees are as follows: $275.00 unless otherwise specified . THIS COVERS ALL SHOTS AND NEUTER/SPAY. ALL DOGS ADOPTED ARE HEARTWORM NEGATIVE UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED AT TIME OF APPLICATION. Please be aware that since we are a very small organization, we take pride in matching you with a lifetime companion. Most of the dogs have come into rescue very sick and scared so we make every effort to make your house, our rescues "last stop". Therefore, we would like the chance to get to know you and to give you the opportunity to get to know the companion you are considering adopting.

Come Visit Us!

WE DO NOT HAVE A SHELTER. THESE DOGS STAY IN OUR HOME. Please contact us BY EMAIL and we will be happy to make arrrangements to view one of the dogs available for adoption. We would be happy to arrange an appointment for you. Please leave a day/evening phone number and the best time to contact you. Most calls are returned in the evening.
Second Chance Dog Rescue
1654 Truslow Rd
Fredericksburg, VA 22406



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