Over the years SCSPCA has rescued many pets, and all of them have touched the heart for their rescuers, volunteers, and families that kindly open their loving homes to them. Over time, we have learned about some pets that we could not save, and others that are no longer with us, but we believe they crossed over the rainbow.
    This page is dedicated to all those trusting and loving dogs out there who have made our lives better by being in them.
    This is a little memorial to remember our dear furry friends that we miss now and forever. If you would like to share the story of yours, please submit it at the bottom of this page.

  • Bree, Gentle Giant

    I had the honor of being Bree's mom for the last three years of her life. I met her when I volunteered at Second Chance, and it broke my heart when no one showed interest in adopting this gentle giant.  I would tell my husband about the older, sweet baby who’d been at the shelter longer than any of the other residents, and we eventually decided it was time to expand our pack.

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    You were our Sweet Millie Sue,
    and You were a good girl too.
    We picked you up at Second Chance.
    You’d greet us at the gate with a hula dance.
    You made us smile all through the day.
    You liked to go out and play.
    Mouse-Rats and Squirrels once feared you,
    as well as lizards, cats, and birds too.
    It was under the shed you would hide,
    and your time you would bide.
    Waiting for Opie the Opossum to arrive. 

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  • Our Hank

    We were beyond blessed to have our Hank. To learn, grow, and bond with for so many years. We fostered Hank and his brother for several months.... finally, we had gotten my dad's approval for adoption.
    Hank was my best friend. His all time favorite past time was swimming! You could not keep that boy out of the pool. Hank had a heart of gold. He was the very best boy. He loved to cuddle, and he thought he was a lap dog!
    Hank has been gone almost two years now but his memory will last on forever. I will always be thankful to Second Chance for bringing Hank into our lives. He brought so much joy to so many people's lives for so many years. I have so many memories with Hank that I will cherish for life.

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  • This is Hope,

    who we adopted in February 2009. She was only 13 weeks old when we adopted her from SCSPCA. We lost her at the young age of 9 due to her having two aggressive tumors.  I often wonder how her 4 siblings are doing.