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2015 RAFFLE Winners

Congratulations to these fine supporters of Dogs Off Chains.

Jennifer Boyle of Pittsboro –  wooden dog bed
Carla Torrey of Durham – handmade dog quilt
Marilyn Jansen of Pittsboro – large hanging cat bed
Chris Bush of Bonlee    – medium hanging cat bed


FIRST SUNDAY in Pittsboro

Dogs Off Chains set up a table during the Pittsboro 1st Sunday event on October 4 in order to sell Raffle Tickets for the items listed in the previous posting. As noted, the Raffle will be held Monday, December 7th. Here are a few pics from the event.



Tickets:  $5 each or 5 tickets for $20

A chance to win:

  1. Handmade Quilt
  2. Custom Wooden Dog bed
  3. Custom Hanging cat bed- large
  4. Custom Hanging cat bed – medium

Drawing will be Monday, December 7th and winners notified same day!

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Contact a Dogs Off Chains volunteer in person, or make a donation using the
PayPal link, then send an email to,
letting her know how many tickets you purchased and your contact information.


Our Website Updates

We are in the process of updating our website with new content, activities, and photos.

While we are working on the updates, some existing buttons and links may not be working correctly. Please be patient.

As always, you can always make secure donations using the PayPal link on the Home page.


DOC Rocks 2014


The DOC Rocks benefit on October 11, 2014 was extremely successful for Dogs Off Chains.
We raised $5058 dollars from raffle ticket sales, donations, and the silent auction.
A big thank you to all the donors, volunteers, Pittsboro Roadhouse & Staff,
Joe Bell & The Stinging Blades, and especially all the kind neighbors who
participated in the raffle and silent auction. Your generous help will allow us
with our mission to get Dogs Off Chains and into the safety of an fenced enclosure.



The next fence build will be announce via our Facebook page,

Please visit the Volunteer page to sign up.

In Memorium Photos


Trish Swayze

Jill Bodley Lewis made a donation to honor her good friend Trish Swayze.




Ruby’s owners donated to Ballistic’s fence “In honor and
memory of Ruby, our beautiful Rottweiler.”​



Sheila passed in March 2014 after a long and happy life with
her people and pack. Sheila is greatly missed. Sheila’s people
made a donation to Dogs Off Chains for the purchase of fence
building tools.



Jack, loving dog of Joy and Dave Peters, owners of Bear Creek Brewery.



Terri Whitt and Cheryl Ganter’s pup Clayton


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Here is the picture of W. He is the handsome beagle of owners Jerry and Judy Johnston.

Judy makes copies of all our flyers for us.