Young At Heart

A rescue and safe haven for senior dogs & cats

In a perfect world, every senior pet would spend its twilight years surrounded by a loving family. But sadly, senior pets that end up in shelters often do not get that chance. Young at Heart Senior Pet Adoptions™ believes that Love Has No Age Limit™. Our mission is to save the lives of homeless senior dogs and cats from shelters where their age puts them first in line to be euthanized. We find loving homes for adoptable senior pets and offer a peaceful sanctuary life for those that are less adoptable. With your support, Young at Heart gives older dogs and cats another chance to enjoy the twilight of their lives through rescue, foster, adoption and sanctuary.

Young at Heart • PO Box 1293 • Palatine IL 60078 • 847.529.2025 

Meet Our Pets

Fall in love with one of our adoptable senior dogs or cats

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Baby Girl

Breed
Grey Tabby
Gender
Female
Age
14 years
Declawed
No
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Beaux

Breed
Brown Tabby
Gender
Male
Age
10 years
Declawed
No
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Bert & Ernie

Breed
Adoption Pending!
Gender
Male
Age
9 years
Declawed
No
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Blanca

Breed
Pittie Mix
Gender
Female
Age
13 years
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Carmen

Breed
Lab Mix
Gender
Female
Age
13 years
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Chirp

Breed
Long Haired Calico
Gender
Female
Age
13 years
Declawed
No
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DeeDee

Breed
Brown Tabby
Gender
Female
Age
8 years
Declawed
No
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Fluffy

Breed
Calico
Gender
Female
Age
10 years
Declawed
No
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Georgia

Breed
Tortoiseshell
Gender
Female
Age
12 years
Declawed
No
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Goliath

Breed
Brown Tabby
Gender
Male
Age
10 years
Declawed
No
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Karma

Breed
Pitbull
Gender
Female
Age
9 years
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Liv

Breed
Lab/Boxer Mix
Gender
Female
Age
9 years
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Mickey

Breed
Papillon Mix
Gender
Male
Age
9 years
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Pitty Pat

Breed
Calico
Gender
Female
Age
9 years
Declawed
No
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Rocky

Breed
Labrador
Gender
Male
Age
10 years
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Steve

Breed
Brown & White Tabby
Gender
Male
Age
9 years
Declawed
No
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Taffy

Breed
Golden/Shepherd
Gender
Male
Age
12 years
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Tinkerbelle

Breed
Torbi
Gender
Female
Age
10 years
Declawed
No
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See All Our Adoptable Pets

Latest News

Happy Birthday to Us!

Happy Birthday to Us!

Thirteen years ago today, against the advice of pretty much every animal welfare professional we consulted with, Young at Heart began prov… Read More

Taffy is On the Mend!

Taffy is On the Mend!

Our sweet senior boy Taffy was rescued with a torn ACL and a torn meniscus. He recently underwent TPLO surgery so that he could have the best … Read More

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YAH Events

Apr 21

Buehler YMCA for Healthy Kids Day

YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago 1400 W Northwest Highway, Palatine IL 60067 |

Come visit Young at Heart at the Buehler YMCA for Healthy Kids Day.  This is a… Read More

Jun 16

New Volunteer/Foster Home Orientation

Barrington Library 505 N. Northwest Highway Barrington, IL 60010 |

Does your heart melt when you see older pets in need of a home? Have you wondered about fost… Read More

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