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Second Chance for Pets
P.O. Box 243
Clinton, IL 61727
phone: 217.935.3488 secondchanceforpets@yahoo.com

Events

Low cost rabies vaccination clinics

Second Chance for Pets will be hosting low cost rabies vaccinations clinics in March. Services include rabies and distemper vaccinations as well as microchips for dogs and cats.

March 12th - Waynesville (Fire house) - 9am-11am
March 12th - Wapella (Township building by Circle H Boots) - 1pm-3pm
March 19th - Weldon (Old fire house) - 9am-11am
March 19th - Clinton (Township building off Hwy 51) - 1pm-3pm

Low-cost spay and neuter clinics in 2015

Second Chance for Pets will be transporting dogs and cats to the Animal Protective League in Springfield, Illinois for low-cost spay and neuter clinics in 2016. If you have a pet that you would like to have spayed or neutered for a very low cost ($25 for pit bulls and pit bull mixes/$60 for other breeds), please call us at 217-935-3488 at least 24 hours in advance to get on the transport.

Upcoming dates for 2016:

March 9
April 6
May 4
June 2 (Thursday)
June 29
July 27
August 24
September 21
October 19
November 16
December 14

Low-cost vaccinations will also be available at the Animal Protective League.

Transport details:
Please register by calling us (217-935-3488) ahead of time to reserve your spot. We load at the Clinton shelter (900 S. Cain St., Clinton, IL) at 7:00am sharp.  Your pets are then transported to our Partner Clinic located in Springfield where they are health evaluated before they receive their requested surgery and services. They are then returned to the shelter in Clinton the following morning at approximately 8:15-8:45am. Pease be there to pick up your pet and your paperwork.  Payment for services is due at the time of drop off. We accept cash (exact change please) or checks payable to Second Chance.

Our monthly low-cost clinics are only available if you are having your animal sterilized. You cannot obtain the discounted shots or other services without having your pet fixed to stop the over-population problem! 

Ongoing event: Very low cost spay/neutering for pit bulls!

The Animal Protection League of Springfield offers very low cost ($25) spay and neuters to pit bulls and pit bull mixes. Call Second Chance at 217-935-3488 to make an appointment.

Why does the APLS offer such low cost spay and neuters to pit bulls and pit bull mixes? The sheer number of them that are killed in shelters all across the country every single day is astonishing.

Pit bulls are euthanized more than any other breed - only 1 in 600 pit bulls that enters an animal shelter will leave alive. Please have your pit bull or pit bull mix spayed or neutered today. By not breeding your pet pit bull or pit bull mix, you will be doing your part to help control the pit bull overpopulation problem and help keep pit bulls and mixes out of shelters and out of the hands of people who want to do harm to them.


Pit bull puppies like the ones in this beautiful litter are winding up in shelters all across the country because they are being bred faster than they can be sold. The pit bull overpopulation problem is an epidemic right now.