Making Progress!

Making Progress!

Friends, after many many many delays, we have FINALLY received our permit from the county health department!!! Now we need to get our storm water permit and fire prevention approval, and we’re then supposedly ready to rock and roll with building! This has been a very loooooooong b… Read More

Meet Mickey!

Meet Mickey!

Roses are red. Violets are blue. We rescued this senior today, Thanks to all of you!While out searching for our lost dog Dottie today, we stopped at a local shelter. Though we didn’t find Dottie yet, we did find this adorable little guy who needed rescue. So welcome 8 ye… Read More

Become a Young at Heart Constant Companion

Become a Young at Heart Constant Companion

Show your love of senior pets not just today, but every month all year round! Become a Young at Heart Constant Companion member by pledging as little as $10 per month and make an incredible difference in the lives of homeless senior pets. When we can count on your support, it means that we c… Read More

Tuffy's Freedom Ride!

Tuffy's Freedom Ride!

Happiness is... a Freedom Ride out of animal control! Friends, meet 12 year old Tuffy, a VERY sweet boy whose elderly owner could no longer care for him. He’s a happy guy who has been well loved (and fed!) and he’s happy-wiggly all over. He will get a full veterinary work up earl… Read More

Welcome to YAH, Carmen!

Welcome to YAH, Carmen!

This is the happy face of a sweet 13 year old girl when she learns she doesn’t have to spend the night at animal control! Welcome to Young at Heart, Carmen! A big thanks to Kristen and Chicagoland Rescue Intervention & Support Program - CRISP for giving Carmen a ride… Read More

Help Us Get Dottie Home!

Help Us Get Dottie Home!

Missing since January 25:  LOST DOG! Friends, please share! Dottie is a Young at Heart dog who bolted out of the front door of her new home in Chicago in the East Garfield/Garfield Park/Humboldt Park area. She is a Hurricane Harvey rescue, recently adopted, and does NOT know the area o… Read More

Prayers for Olivia

Prayers for Olivia

We like to focus on the good stuff here at Young at Heart, so we’re checking with an update on Olivia and asking you to send some love and good energy her way. The pathology results are back and they are not what we had hoped. Olivia has a rare and aggressive form of mammary cancer. Ou… Read More

Valentine's Day T-Shirts and Sweatshirts!

Valentine's Day T-Shirts and Sweatshirts!

Every animal lover knows that LOVE is a four-legged word, so we are super excited to launch this special Valentine's edition shirt fundraiser that will help homeless older dogs and cats get a second chance! Funds raised with each sale will help care for the sweet senior pets of Young at Hear… Read More

Marty's Perfect Home

Marty's Perfect Home

It ends up he was home all along….. Marty, or Smarty Marty as we like to call him, waited and waited for his forever family to come along while his oh-so-patient foster mom, Vicki, and her dog Casper, helped Marty learn what love is and that life could be okay again. He bore the emotio… Read More

Wanted: A New Sanctuary Home for Bootsie

Wanted: A New Sanctuary Home for Bootsie

Adoptive or sanctuary home needed! Hello Friends, we need your help with sweet Bootsie, a YAH alum who went home with her adoptive mom just about a year ago. Her mom loves her very much, but as sometimes happens in life, changes have impacted her ability to give Bootise the care she requ… Read More

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