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 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

Carson image

Carson

Breed
Pug mix
Gender
Male
Age
10 years
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Cookie

Breed
ShihTzu mix
Gender
Female
Age
16
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Enzo

Breed
Domestic Short Hair
Gender
Male
Age
10
Declawed
No
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Grady

Breed
Domestic Short Hair
Gender
Male
Age
9
Declawed
No
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Hope image

Hope

Breed
Domestic Short Hair
Gender
Female
Age
7
Declawed
No
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Laddie

Breed
Jack Russell Terrier
Gender
Male
Age
9
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Louise image

Louise

Breed
Adoption Pending!
Gender
Female
Age
9 years
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Maximo

Breed
Berner/Lab Mix, Black and Tan
Gender
Male
Age
10
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Merlin

Breed
Cattle Dog Mix
Gender
Male
Age
12
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Mickey

Breed
Tri-Color Beagle
Gender
Male
Age
9-10
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Muffet

Breed
Domestic Short Hair
Gender
Female
Age
12
Declawed
No
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Nutmeg

Breed
DSH
Gender
Female
Age
10
Declawed
No
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Oliver

Breed
Lab/Heeler
Gender
Male
Age
8
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Othello

Breed
DSH
Gender
Male
Age
15
Declawed
No
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Perla

Breed
Terrier Mix
Gender
Female
Age
9
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Rain image

Rain

Breed
Domestic Long Hair
Gender
Female
Age
8
Declawed
No
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Spike image

Spike

Breed
Domestic Short Hair
Gender
Male
Age
10
Declawed
No
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Tikki

Breed
Tikki
Gender
Male
Age
15
Declawed
No
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See All Our Adoptable Pets

Latest News

Warm & Toasty

Warm & Toasty

Nothing warms our hearts more than our younger supporters, and we are so excited to introduce you to Ms. Val's Montessori class who made snugg… Read More

A Look Back at 2014

A Look Back at 2014

What a great year!  Thanks to your support, 2014 was a great year for senior pets, and we are so excited as we enter into our 10th y… Read More

Shadow is Home

Shadow is Home

After 10 days of being lost in the cold, Shadow has been found safe and sound!We have some time while we wait at the ER with Shadow, but he lo… Read More

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Testimonials

See how much love our senior pets have bought to these families