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
12 years
Declawed
No
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Barney

Breed
Beagle
Gender
Male
Age
9 years
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Bella

Breed
Bulldog mix
Gender
Female
Age
12 years
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Corky

Breed
Dachshund Mix
Gender
Female
Age
8 years
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Georgia

Breed
Tortoiseshell
Gender
Female
Age
12 years
Declawed
No
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Ginger

Breed
Brown Tabby
Gender
Female
Age
10 years
Declawed
No
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Goliath

Breed
Brown Tabby
Gender
Male
Age
10 years
Declawed
No
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Kiki

Breed
Adoption Pending!
Gender
Female
Age
10 years
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Lucy

Breed
Lab Mix
Gender
Female
Age
10 years
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Martha

Breed
All American Mutt
Gender
Female
Age
10 years
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Marty

Breed
Pomeranian Mix
Gender
Male
Age
8 years
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Milo

Breed
Black & White
Gender
Male
Age
9 years
Declawed
No
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Mindee

Breed
MinPin
Gender
Female
Age
12 years
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Nancy

Breed
Schnoodle
Gender
Female
Age
12 years
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Opie

Breed
Dachshund Mix
Gender
Male
Age
10 years
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Ora

Breed
Adoption Pending!
Gender
Female
Age
23 years
Declawed
No
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Pistachio

Breed
Brown Tabby
Gender
Male
Age
7 years
Declawed
No
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Rocket

Breed
Dachshund Mix
Gender
Male
Age
9 years
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Sandy

Breed
Torti
Gender
Female
Age
11 years
Declawed
Yes
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Tinkerbelle

Breed
Torbi
Gender
Female
Age
10 years
Declawed
No
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Tori image

Tori

Breed
All American Mutt
Gender
Female
Age
9 years
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Tyke image

Tyke

Breed
ShihTzu Mix
Gender
Male
Age
13 years
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See All Our Adoptable Pets

Latest News

Welcome, Chloe!

Welcome, Chloe!

It's a beautiful day for rescuing a senior pet in need and we are so excited to welcome Chloe, age 10, to Young at Heart!After losing the only… Read More

A History of Our Rescue

A History of Our Rescue

Welcome to all of our new friends and hello to all of our long time friends! It's so wonderful that so many people care about senior pets and … Read More

Silver Paws Sponsors Needed!

Silver Paws Sponsors Needed!

Do any of our friends who love senior pets also own businesses? We really need sponsors for our Silver Paws gala! We need YOU to help make it … Read More

Seven Seniors Saved!

Seven Seniors Saved!

What an incredible first #ChicagoRescueDay! Today 29 rescue groups and shelters came together to save the current total of 176 dogs and c… Read More

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YAH Events

Sep 9

Tails on the Trails

Morton Arboretum |

Young at Heart will once again join the Morton Arboretum's Tails on the Trails event fro… Read More

Sep 9

Deer Park Town Center Adoption Day

Deer Park Town Center, 20530 N Rand Rd, Deer Park, IL 60010 (near Bath & Body Works) |

Come on out to Deer Park Town Center and meet some of our adorable senior dogs for adoption!… Read More

Sep 9

California Pizza Kitchen Fundraiser

California Pizza Kitchen, 20502 N Rand Rd, Deer Park, IL 60010 |

Bring this flyer when you dine in our carry out at California Pizza Kitchen and they'll dona… Read More

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