Reviews

From 47 reviews
Greg Naylor

Melody has created a wonderful, humane rescue and the rescuers, foster parents and handlers that work with her do a terrific job of caring for the dogs, many of whom have experienced real trauma in their young lives.

Zac is our little …

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Allen Ho

Very responsive and made the adoption process extremely easy, even for an intl adoption! They do a great job of taking care of everything for the adoption and the dogs come as advertised, ready for a home!

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Christina H. Mok

We adopted a beautiful 7 month old Shepherd/Formosan Mountain Dog a week ago through International adoption. The adoption process was easy and didn't cost any more. Melody and the volunteers were truly amazing. What a wonderful organization…

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Courtney Spriggs Little

We had a fantastic experience with Love & Second Chances! We rescued two dogs and they are both so sweet! Melody and her team were so responsive and helpful throughout the whole process!

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Christina Rosenblatt

We had tried going to some other rescues in the past and never thought it would so difficult to try to adopt a puppy. Lack of responses left and right. And then we came across Love and Second Chances. Melody is amazing. She is incredibly …

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Camille Binter

Love & Second Chances is a great group to work with! We adopted our dog about two weeks ago and we couldn't be happier! Working with Melody was super easy and she is very quick to respond to any questions that we had. Delta (formerly …

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Lynne Boller

Melody is by far the best rescue I have ever dealt with. She cares about finding the dogs good homes with out alienating the potential owners. I have had some experiences where I had missed a call from a different rescue and they …

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Brianna Beck

So thankful for Love & Second Chances for bringing Gina (formerly Gigi) into our lives. She makes life that much better!!

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Brian

Love it !!!!...we got a great dog and we are very happy with her !!!

Sandra Gayle Atkins

We had an amazing experience with this organization. We'd looked around locally for a while but couldn't find a good fit. Melody was easy to work with, responded quickly to all of our questions and we are thrilled with our new family member…

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Sandra Atkins

We are thrilled with our new puppy, Lucy (formerly Kaylee). Melody was easy to communicate with and diligent about making sure we were a good fit. I would highly recommend this organization to anyone looking to rescue a dog.

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Stephanie Anselmi

caring organizing who puts pets first

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Irene Chan

Great experience! Responsive and flexible. Very caring.

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Manisha Wolak

Maya (formerly Sandra) was initially nervous, anxious and not affectionate. She took time to warm up to my hubby and me but fell in love with her 3 fur sisters instantly! Patience and time helped her adjust. She is really the best and …

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Cindy Douglas

Love & Second Chances is amazing...they do rescue right!

Response from business owner

You are awesome! <3

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Rupal Cutting

We adopted our newest child through this rescue. Aivy is an international rescue, a Formosan Mountain Dog mix. We met her for the first time at SFO, after she got off a long flight from Taiwan. She is all legs and ears, and is the silliest …

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Response from business owner

I am so glad she found your home!! Thank you!! <3

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Carlo Almendral

I've worked with many rescue organizations across the country and the experience from fostering to adoption (I adopted the best Frenchie ever from them) with Love & Second Chances was by far the best.

Response from business owner

And he is now living the good life with you! Thank you for opening your home and heart to Alfred! <3

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Dirk Beyer

We adopted a puppy through Love and Second Chances two weeks ago. The whole family is in love with the dog and she is doing great. The adoption process was easy for us and professional all around. We found the dog through the AllPaws …

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I couldn't imagine a more amazing home for this shy sweet girl! She is so happy with your family! <3

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Deb

Love and Second Chances is an amazing organization. When I adopted my Bodie, it was such a smooth and easy adoption. I was informed of all necessary steps up front and since this was an international adoption, there were a few extra steps. Melody introduced me to the rescuer overseas and she gave me an update on my puppy regularly. Within a couple of weeks, I was picking up my pup. We are still in contact and encourages all of us to join their FB group to stay connected. It's like having a new extended family! I can't say enough great things about Love and Second Chances and am glad to have been introduced to them!!!

Hedy Born Koczwara

We are so grateful to Love and Second Chances for bringing Hobbes into our lives. The write ups, photos and videos were helpful since she was part of the international rescue. Melody and Eve were very responsive and patiently answered all …

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Response from business owner

Thank you so much for opening your home and heart to Hobbes!! <3

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Lisette Ramirez

We recently got our new addition from Love and Second Chances and we could not be happier. We got her as an international rescue and the process was incredibly smooth, we applied and about a week later we had our new puppy! Would absolutely…

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Response from business owner

Thank you Lisette! Thank you for opening your home and heart to a rescue dog! <3

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Taffi J. Ozenne

I'm working with them right now to get Zeno and am beside myself with joy and anticipation of making his forever home with me

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Julialala Perdonnii

I adopted the best puppy ever!♡ shes so smart and I'm so glad I went through love and second chances��

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Meg Cassidy

We found the perfect puppy. <3 She is one of their international rescues and the process could not have been smoother. They sent countless videos to answer our questions, since we gave two other dogs and two cats we needed to get an idea of…

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Badrun Bogel

Kalau udah gak sayang, mending kamu bilang aja. Jangan nyiksa aku pelan-pelan dengan sifat kamu yang gak peduli dan PHP kaya gini.

Dulu kamu janji bakalan selalu ada waktu....?

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Peggy Licari

I just wish there were more organization exactly like this one. Whatever they are doing, it works. You can tell this by the number of dogs that get placed. Excellent!

Response from business owner

Thank you Peggy!

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James Hazzard

After looking at plenty of rescues online as well as pounds around the bay area we found Love & Second Chances and we are so happy we did. Not only were we able to find our loving pup Harvey, I'm happy to call the family who fostered him …

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Response from business owner

You guys are the best!! 😘

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Arianna Black

Amazing rescue with good people doing incredible work. Thank you for Zara, our home just wouldn't be the same without her! <3

Response from business owner

Thank you so much Arianna! Zara is such a lucky girl to have found an amazing home. (= please give her a big kiss for us!!

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Krystal Ann Rollins

Such an amazing organization with such great dogs, I hope love and second chances is around for a very long time.

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Barbara Reich

I met these people yesterday and they were so nice. These dogs are so lucky to have them "on their side" because I don't know how I would be able to see some of the abuse the animals were in. But yesterday I met Jax at an event in Citrus …

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Debra C.

I've been following this rescue for a while on their FB page, and it's so amazing and heartwarming to know that many dogs found their forever homes! I think this is one of the best rescue groups out there, esp. cause they update their …

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Missy Owen Smith

Absolutely the best . I got my Sam-e from them. Caring professional and the biggest heart! Fun to get and give updates.

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Brienne Coppernoll

Melody and her team are so wonderful, they genuinely care about these dogs and they do such amazing work. We just added a new baby girl to our family and I can't thank Melody, Anita, and everyone involved enough. Our new baby Artemis is so …

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Response from business owner

She could not have found a more amazing home then yours! Thank you for giving her a chance!! (;

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Angelo de Stephano

They are awesome! I recommend them to everyone that I talk to.

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Melisha Day

L&SC is far more then a Rescue. Love, patience and compassion is shown to each and every animal! L&SC is a family of people alike... huge hearts with one purpose... Save Animals ♡

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Ingrid Johannes

Love animals

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Aly Ferguson

I have been so impressed with the amount of love and care these individuals put forth in order to find dogs new homes. We love our rescue baby from Love & Second Chances!!!!

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Tiffany Mittelman

Great rescue :)

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Taylor Kaufman

Fantastic organization... lots of love every step of the way

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Blame Dame

Beautiful

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Savannah Pavo Real

There is a special place in heaven for people like you!

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Shannon Biggs

What caring folks who really know their stuff.

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Kathy Hewett Tsudama

Love what they do and love the follow-up stories =)

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AC Mays

I have been following this rescue for some time now and the group never ceases to amaze me with the amount of dogs they rescue and re-home.

I am writing to recommend this rescue group and am quite surprised that there have not been many …

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Elena Tarailo

Everything !!!! I have 2 AmaZing 'Family Members' from Taiwan.

BoBo~Lindey & Benson flew 1/2 way around the world to rescue me. ~How cool Is that??

They're MY Heroes .... 'hands (& paws) ~ down'!!!! : )

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Teri Rickett

Batman will be live today at 6:45 am on Good Day Sacramento!!!!

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Audrey Wilson

I heard about Love & Second Chances after seeing Batman on the news. I've fostered for another rescue in the Bay Area, but was disappointed by the lack of support. After seeing Batman I decided to start fostering again, but this time with L…

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