Welcome to the Good Life, Sadie Lou!

Welcome to the Good Life, Sadie Lou!

This sweet girl isn't smiling because it's Friday. She's smiling because she just arrived to Young at Heart with three other rescued seniors! Sadie Lou is 10-12 years old and is as sweet as can be. She and the others are just settling in and we're busy getting them vetted and getting to know… Read More

Welcome to the Good Life, Sadie Lou!

Welcome to the Good Life, Sadie Lou!

This sweet girl isn't smiling because it's Friday. She's smiling because she just arrived to Young at Heart with three other rescued seniors! Sadie Lou is 10-12 years old and is as sweet as can be. She and the others are just settling in and we're busy getting them vetted and getting to know… Read More

Love Has No Age Limitâ„¢

Love Has No Age Limitâ„¢

Ora, a 23-year-old gal who recently found herself surrendered to the city shelter, has now found her way to Young at Heart and what we promise to her will be the Good Life. After a busy afternoon complete with a freedom ride and a visit to the vet, this sweet kitty is settling into her heate… Read More

Happy Birthday, Anja!

Happy Birthday, Anja!

Let's hear it for this amazing young lady who just turned 9 years old, and instead of gifts for herself, asked her party guests to bring donations for the senior pets at Young at Heart! When Anja and her cousins dropped off the gifts, newly rescued senior Tyke was instantly in love with them… Read More

Welcome to the Good Life, Lucy!

Welcome to the Good Life, Lucy!

Heeeeeere's LUCY! Meet the sweetest pumpkin of all time! We just rescued 10-year-old Lucy this weekend, and as you can see, she's already stylin' in the cone of shame. If you look, you can see that one of Lucy's ears is badly misshapen from years of untreated ear infections. Both ears are th… Read More

Requesting Referrals!

Requesting Referrals!

We have some, ahem...business...to tend to. We're searching for a company for septic design & installation as well as a water well drilling/installation/pump company for the adoption center and sanctuary. If you know or work for a pet-loving company in McHenry County, IL that might want … Read More

Help Us to Reach Goal!

Help Us to Reach Goal!

You guys are AHHHHHMAZING! We are so grateful and excited! Sooooo many wagging tails and purrs over here! We just launched our final $50,000 matching gift challenge for our adoption center and sanctuary for senior pets, and we're already at $12,028 raised! Every dollar that you donate i… Read More

Max's #HappilyEverAfter

Max's #HappilyEverAfter

Another day and more good news! From celebrating repeat adopters, to congratulating first-time fosters, this adoption has it all! Maximus (aka Max), age 9, has hit the jackpot and has found his forever family with repeat adopters Pat and Dennis! Gus, their first Young at Heart dog, live… Read More

FOR THE LOVE OF SENIOR PETS, IT'S FINALLY HAPPENING!

FOR THE LOVE OF SENIOR PETS, IT'S FINALLY HAPPENING!

A loving home. It’s what we want for every senior pet, and for the past twelve years, Young at Heart has been working tirelessly to rescue senior pets and place them into loving homes. With our wonderful network of foster homes and volunteers, each year over 100 older dogs and cats hap… Read More

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