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

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Abby

Breed
DLH
Gender
Female
Age
10
Declawed
No
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Betsey

Breed
Beagle
Gender
Female
Age
12
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Carson

Breed
Pug mix
Gender
Male
Age
10 years
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Finley

Breed
Puggle
Gender
Male
Age
9 years
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Ginger

Breed
Poodle mix
Gender
Female
Age
8
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Grady

Breed
Domestic Short Hair
Gender
Male
Age
9
Declawed
No
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Jesse

Breed
Diluted Calico
Gender
Female
Age
8
Declawed
Yes
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Laddie

Breed
Jack Russell Terrier
Gender
Male
Age
9
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Leo

Breed
Black Lab Mix
Gender
Male
Age
8
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Louise

Breed
Adoption Pending!
Gender
Female
Age
9 years
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Merlin

Breed
Cattle Dog Mix
Gender
Male
Age
12
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Mr. Kitty

Breed
DSH
Gender
Male
Age
9
Declawed
No
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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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Olivia

Breed
Terrier Mix
Gender
Female
Age
9
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Oreo image

Oreo

Breed
Adoption Pending!
Gender
Male
Age
10
Declawed
No
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Puddles

Breed
DSH
Gender
Female
Age
13
Declawed
No
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Ruby

Breed
Chihuahua
Gender
Female
Age
13
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Sassy & Smokey

Breed
DSH and DLH
Gender
Female
Age
12
Declawed
No
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Smiles

Breed
Shepherd Beagle Mix
Gender
Female
Age
7
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Spike

Breed
Domestic Short Hair
Gender
Male
Age
10
Declawed
No
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See All Our Adoptable Pets

Latest News

Adoption! Cassie

Adoption! Cassie

Here at Young at Heart we believe that 'Love Has No Age Limit' and this couldn't be more true than for Cassie and her new mom Anita! Cassie, … Read More

Adoption! Honey

Adoption! Honey

Honey (age 7), who is as sweet as her name, has found her happily ever after!! Honey now calls the Worcesters her forever family, and we … Read More

Nellie's Dog Days of Summer

Nellie's Dog Days of Summer

The good life: Our Sanctuary girl Nellie and her best buddy (and Young at Heart alum) Vinny enjoying the dog days of summer. It doesn't get mu… Read More

Adoption! Mya

Adoption! Mya

ADOPTION! Another lucky kitty finds a loving home with one of our repeat adopters! Mya, a 7-year-old Norwegian Forest mix, caught the eye of A… Read More

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YAH Events

Sep 12

Tails on the Trails

Morton Arboretum 4100 ILLINOIS ROUTE 53, LISLE, IL 60532 |

September 12, 2015 enjoy a "paw"fect day out with your pup as you meander down the Arboretum… Read More

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Testimonials

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