Reviews

From 68 reviews
Irina
Irina

...Amazing work for wonderful but hopeless dogs!

Emily Cory
Emily Cory

Love & Second Chances is an incredible organization! We adopted our puppy Jessie (formerly Kathie) from Taiwan through their international program. The process was easy and Melody was great and walked us through everything step by step. We …

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Thank you for giving this sweet girl a home to call her own!!

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Melissa Rocha
Melissa Rocha

LSC is a great organization that does wonderful work! We were nervous about participating in an international adoption but Melody and Judy communicated with us throughout the entire process. Our dog Lucy (formerly Nana) is the sweetest pup…

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Helen Fang
Helen Fang

A really amazing non-profit that does tremendous work. Kudos to Melody and Team.

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Ilona Mclaren
Ilona Mclaren

Fantastic rescue with great people that truly care about animals. Everybody is so helpful and they are helping all the innocent pets that are just wanting loving home! So glad I adopted my baby girl through Love & Second Chances! �

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Heather A Thompson
Heather A Thompson

This rescue truly cares about where their dogs go and their wellbeing. I adopted from Melody 3 years ago and our family couldn't be happier with Chewie!

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Adeel Adi
Adeel Adi

its a hope of new life if you trey it maybe God gives you the 2nd chace to take you life again

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Monica MacMullan
Monica MacMullan

This Organization is amazing and I would highly recommend them. They take wonderful care of their rescue pups and connected us to our sweet pup Dakota. Melody and all the rescuers have huge hearts and I am so thankful for them.

Response from business owner

Thank you so much for opening your home and heart to a rescue dog! So thankful for your family! 🐶❤️

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Whit Kaye Nieto
Whit Kaye Nieto

Melody and Eve made this process so simple and enjoyable. I love my new pup so much. Would highly recommend this organization if you are looking to adopt.

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Kat Loughrige
Kat Loughrige

I am so appreciative of Love and Second Chances and the entire team of incredible volunteers and staff that made it possible for us to adopt our baby. We were a little nervous about the international adoption process but Melody and Eve were…

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Response from business owner

So thankful Milly found your amazing family! ❤️🐶❤️

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Yesenia Ruvalcaba-De Luna
Yesenia Ruvalcaba-De Luna

We wanted to adopt a second dog and went thru love and second chances. Melody made it so easy! She was able to answer all my questions and was so professional! We are so happy with our new fur baby! He makes us laugh and smile every day. …

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Response from business owner

You guys are awesome ❤️🐶

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Jordan Sorokin
Jordan Sorokin

We've had our pup for about 1 month now, and she is such a sweet, happy, healthy girl! We couldn't be happier. The whole adoption process was relatively smooth, although we had some trouble getting detailed information at first. Nonetheless…

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Response from business owner

Hi Jordan! I’m really sorry the experience was not as smooth as expected in the beginning. We always try our best to make things as smooth as possible for our adopters. We will try to ensure a delay won’t happen in the future! Regardless, thank you for staying patient and for opening your home and heart to a pup in need! ❤️🐶

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Barbara Courtney
Barbara Courtney

I've had my 8 mo Formosan for almost three weeks. She has settled right in and is a great puppy. The adoption process was very smooth and professional. Love and Second Chances provided so much prompt follow-up, attention, care and work …

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Jim House
Jim House

We adopted from Love&Second Chances and couldn’t be happier. Very upfront about the needs of our pet. Expect a rapid step by step: a chance to present your qualifications, an invitation to a meet and greet the pet, a follow through with…

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Alex Sanya Viborg
Alex Sanya Viborg

We found our amazing Sebastian through Love and second chances , and the adoption process was super smooth and easy! Thanks to Melody, kiki and all love and second chances family ���

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Lee Tran
Lee Tran

We meet our first dog, Marsh (now Lucas), and couldn't be happier. We love this group and our dog!

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Lynette Shawn Messinese Christiansen
Lynette Shawn Messinese Christiansen

We searched all over and came across these cute doggies on there site.Fell in love with one .Then we heard she had a sister and got both.We would recommend love and second chances to everyone.They helped us with everything.��Thank you again…

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Response from business owner

You guys are so awesome, not only did you adopt one but you adopted Two! Thank you for keeping these two siblings together, I am sure they will bring you lots of headaches but also lots of love, joy and memories! ❤️❤️❤️

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Jillian Marie
Jillian Marie

Love and Second Chances made it possible for me to adopt a very loving dog. I tried connecting with other rescues and found the process overwhelming and unwelcoming. My entire experience with Love and Second Chances (Melody) was positive …

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Response from business owner

Thank you for opening your home and heart to a rescue dog. So glad to have you with our group! ❤️🐶

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Rep Kristina
Rep Kristina

We had been turned downed for fostering and adoption since we had young children, and pets. I gave up for a few years but was determined to bring the right dog into our home. After facing the same issues as previous years, I was more …

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Response from business owner

I always believe everything happens for a reason. Nothing worked out prior because this pup was meant to be with your family. ❤️🐶

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Celeste Rotonda
Celeste Rotonda

Melody made the process very easy. We are so happy with our puppy! The rescuers took great care of him and had a lot of vet visits already under the belt before coming to us. Thank you!

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Avery King
Avery King

We adopted two FMD girls from Taiwan, and they are so sweet. The organization is so amazing, they made everything just work. I'm really impressed and we couldn't be happier to bring these wonderful dogs into our lives.

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Brianna Koontz
Brianna Koontz

Love and second chances is such an amazing rescue. They were such a pleasure to work with, a very smooth adoption process. We choose the route of the international program and We had our girl within a week! Meoldy has been super supportive …

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Penny Olson
Penny Olson

We wanted to adopt a lab mix puppy for our family, but it was difficult to find the right puppy and the right rescue. Then we came upon Elsa’s picture on Love and Second Chances. Melody was quick to respond, the adoption process was …

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Response from business owner

Thank you so much for opening your home and heart to this beautiful pup and for trusting our rescue!! ❤️❤️❤️

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Kathleen Heidel McCandless
Kathleen Heidel McCandless

Very efficient communication. Temperament of our 8 mo. Puppy couldn't be better. My daughter's are in love. Thank you! We were part of the International rescue program. It's legit.

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Dave Weisberg
Dave Weisberg

We went to all the shelters and found a lot of pit bulls and chihuahuas, neither of which is a good fit for our family. When we found dogs that might be a fit, there were often 30 applications. After a month of frustration, we found Love …

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Response from business owner

Thank you so much Dave for giving Myles a forever home!! I can't wait to see all the fun adventures he has with your family. <3

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Lauryn Kulinski
Lauryn Kulinski

Love & Second Chances is a fabulous organization! Thank you so much to Melody and Piper for taking such great care of Mochi before she came into our lives. We hope to get another FMD L&SC in the future and would recommend this rescue to …

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Karra Rudisill
Karra Rudisill

When I was looking for my first dog, I decided to come back to Love and Second Chances. My parents adopted their latest dog from them and she's been amazing, so I thought I would have the same experience. I wanted to make sure I got the …

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Danielle Danetra
Danielle Danetra

We adopted the fur love of lives over three years ago from Love and Second chances. Luna is the BEST dog and everyone always asks how we got so lucky. Melody was so easy to work with and matched us with a pup very quickly. We couldn't be…

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Response from business owner

Thank you so much for giving her such a wonderful home!! ❤️🐶

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Vangi Hernandez Sugden
Vangi Hernandez Sugden

Our experience with Melody and Eve at Love and Second Chances was amazing. We were a bit worried about an international rescue but could not be happier about how everything went. I am really impressed with how responsive and professional …

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Response from business owner

Thank you so much for giving this sweet boy a forever home!! ❤️🐶

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Tracei Robbins Herro
Tracei Robbins Herro

I chose to adopt from Love and Second Chances because of the 7 day trial period. I think it's very important to see if a new puppy fits in to the family. Melody was extremely understanding when helping guide us to the right puppy. With …

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Christina H. Mok
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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Christina Rosenblatt
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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Brianna Beck
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
Brian

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

Sandra Gayle Atkins
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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Cindy Douglas
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
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
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
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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Response from business owner

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
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. …

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Hedy Born Koczwara
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
Angelo de Stephano

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

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Melisha Day
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
Ingrid Johannes

Love animals

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Aly Ferguson
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
Tiffany Mittelman

Great rescue :)

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Taylor Kaufman
Taylor Kaufman

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

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Blame Dame
Blame Dame

Beautiful

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Savannah Pavo Real
Savannah Pavo Real

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

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Shannon Biggs
Shannon Biggs

What caring folks who really know their stuff.

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Kathy Hewett Tsudama
Kathy Hewett Tsudama

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

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AC Mays
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
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
Teri Rickett

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

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Audrey Wilson
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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