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Hours: COVID-19 UPDATE 6/1/2020: Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) preventative measures, all adoptions are appointment-only with an approved adoption application. We have social distancing measures in place for all adoptions. Out of State adoptions have been paused for now. Our adoption center is currently closed to other visitors at this time.

Donations can be left in the donation bin by the front gate from 9am - 8pm, as it is checked multiple times per day and is on camera. Please note that we are not currently accepting any household linens (towels, blankets, sheets, etc) at this time. Thank you for your understanding! Please stay safe and healthy!


We have a small staff, and we strive to provide a stress-free environment for our senior pets while ensuring that your adoption experience is personalized and never rushed. We do not allow walk-thru viewings of the facility. Please use the form below to contact us. 

Address: Young at Heart, 4301 S. IL Route 47, Woodstock IL 60098 - Adoptions by appointment only. To keep stress levels low for our senior pets, we do not offer walk-thrus of our adoption center.

Please note that Route 47 is a fast country road, so please put your signal on and slow down long before you think you need to! We are located on the west side of Route 47 between Route 176 and Lucas Road. Our driveway is across from a red barn with a big white silo.

If coming from 14 & 47, the driveway will be on your right hand side just past Lucas Road. If you are coming from 176 and 47, the driveway will be on your left hand side. There is a small horse farm called Running Acres and a sign for Whispering Winds Kennels on your right, our driveway is just at the end of the guard rail on your left.

Phone: 815.333.4001 


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