Second Life is an upscale thrift store in the Atlanta, GA area that was created with the mission of giving homeless pets a second chance at life.
Our 5,000 square foot store sells gently-used clothing, housewares, furniture, electronics, home décor, books, furniture and more! In turn, we support animal rescue charities and spay/neuter programs with much-needed cash donations. Find a treat for yourself and give homeless pets a second chance at life!
Since opening in 2011, our goal has been to offer our customers a unique and fun thrift store shopping experience where every purchase benefits homeless dogs and cats. Our store is bright, organized and fun! All items are donated so every visit is a treasure hunt – you never know what kind of goodies you’ll find – and new items are added daily. At Second Life, you will find everything from antiques to vintage to brand new items. Get consignment store quality at thrift store prices
You’ll find our store is geared to the bargain shopper and animal lovers- with fun animal motifs painted on the back wall, rescue and shelter information posted throughout the store – and our Chief Smile Officer, Riley, roaming the store and looking for a good ear scratch. We host pet adoptions on a monthly basis so animal rescue groups can find homes for their adorable dogs and cats.
Donations of gently-used items are needed year-round and can be donated during open store hours. No appointment is necessary. We are a 501(c)(3) organization and donations are tax deductible.
Well behaved pets on a leash who are up-to-date on vaccinations and
are preferably, spayed or neutered, are welcome. Their humans must be on a leash.
Second Life is Expanding!
Our Furniture Store is Now Open!
Second Life is expanding & adding a furniture store! We are out of space in our current store and have no place to display all the great furniture donations we receive! We aren't going far...just next door at 89 N. Clarendon Ave (the former Avondale Antiques building). You can park once and shop twice!
Dog Adoption Day!
Saturday, November 23!
It's ADOPTION DAY on Saturday, November 23! Please come out and support Bullseye Rescue as they bring their adorable dogs to Second Life Atlanta from 11AM - 3PM. Their pups are all looking for their forever homes. And even if you're not looking to adopt, come socialize the pups and get some love in return. Please SHARE....great dogs are looking for their perfect match! Save a life...Adopt!
Thanksgiving Week Hours
We are closing early at 4PM on Wednesday, November 27 and will be closed all day on Thanksgiving, so our employees and volunteers can enjoy the day with their families. Join us on Friday for our Black Friday Sale!
Black Friday Sale!
Join us for our Black Friday Sale on November 29. Save 50% off storewide in our main store and 25% off storewide in our Furniture store! While there will be some exclusions, this is your one-day to stock up and save. Get a head start on the holidays and help homeless pets with your purchases! Regular store hours will apply (11AM-6PM).
Small Business Saturday
We are participating in Small Business Saturday, a day set aside to support local small businesses. If you are an American Express card holder, you can also register to earn a $10 credit on your statement. Visit www.shopsmall.com for more information and details about the offer from American Express.
Benefits Atlanta Underdog Initiative - Saturday, November 30
Come find adorable pet and holiday items on Saturday, November 30 from 11AM-4PM. Atlanta Underdog Initiative will be setting up a table at Second Life for their Holiday Market to raise money for their organization, whose primary focus is on promoting responsible dog ownership, providing breed information on pit bulls and mastiffs, finding alternative solutions to breed specific legislation and working with communities to alleviate the pet overpopulation problem. Though they focus on pit bulls and mastiffs, they will help any dog in need if they are able.
Adopt Our In-Store Foster Kittens!
Looking for a kitten (or two) to brighten your day? Come meet our or sweet in-store foster kittens!
They are up for adoption through Dekalb County Animal Services. Smokey J was born in early September and she is already spayed...so she is ready to go to her forever home. Axl and Rose are about 3 months old (as of mid-November) - all are looking for their forever homes and are ready to go home! There has been an overabundance of kittens and cats at the county shelter...so they reached out to local businesses to foster kittens to free up space in the shelter. We are happy to participate.
Wouldn't your home be more complete with silly kitten antics brightening up your day? To adopt, you can pick-up an application at Second Life or DeKalb County Animal Services. If you are interested in adopting, you can get approved by an adoption coordinator at the shelter.
- the spay/neuter surgery
- a microchip
- vaccinations up to their appropriate age
- a combo FELV/FIV test
DeKalb County Animal Services / 845 Camp Rd, Decatur GA 30032 / Located about 2 miles away / Phone: (404) 294-2996 / Website: www.dekalbanimalservices.com/
Shelter Hours: Sunday: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm / Monday - Wednesday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm / Thursday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm / Friday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Saturday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm / Closed on legal holidays
Second Life Sponsored
Community Outreach Event
We had a great time at the Healthy Pets Dekalb Event on Saturday, November 16, 2013. LifeLine Animal Project vaccinated around 300 animals and more than 100 animals were signed up for spay/neuter surgeries to be a part of the solution. We were so happy to sponsor this event to help low-income families care for their pets and be a part of the solution to the pet-overpopulation problem in Atlanta.
We were excited to be able to offer financial support as well as leashes and collars to pe owners who showed up with belts, rope and chain in their place. Thanks to all our supporters for helping make this happen!