So Many Adoptions!

So Many Adoptions!

When it rains, it pours! We've had so many adoption stories to share this past month that we're putting them all into one post.  Thank you to all of our wonderful adopters, both new and repeat!  We can't do this without our fantastic friends and supporters. Here's Chirp, age … Read More

Welcome to the Young at Heart Sanctuary Life, Shelby

Welcome to the Young at Heart Sanctuary Life, Shelby

Shelby is an outgoing, sweet, little butterball beagle who absolutely adores people and other dogs. We rescued Shelby from an open admission shelter where she was going to be euthanized. The shelter was full and had to make some pretty tough decisions; Shelby had a pretty size-able mass on h… Read More

Construction Begins!

Construction Begins!

June 4, 2018 was the first day of seeing a long time dream of our founder, staff, volunteers, and supporters come to fruition. Young at Heart began construction on our adoption center, "Smokey's Haven", as well as the future Foglia Senior Pet Veterinary Center for senior dogs and cats housed… Read More

Mutt Mosey is this Sunday!

Mutt Mosey is this Sunday!

Maggie Mooshu is so excited (yep, this is her excited face!) that the Mutt Mosey travel mugs have arrived! The mugs are a bonus gift for all of our in-person walkers! Online registration is closed, but walk-up registration is from 10am - 10:45am Sunday! $40 fee for walk up registrants, … Read More

Itsy-Bitsy Barbara!

Itsy-Bitsy Barbara!

It's a been a great week to rescue some senior pets in need! Today we welcome itsy-bitsy Barbara! At just 3.5lbs, this poor little nugget was found alone and wandering around a local shopping center. She ended up at the shelter and when it was obvious no one was looking for her, we jumped at… Read More

Meet Stanley, Chester, and Meeko!

Meet Stanley, Chester, and Meeko!

Today it was the senior kitties’ turn to get busted out of Chicago Animal Care and Control! 15 year old Stanley got a new name with his Freedom Ride (formerly “Big Fat”, poor guy!), and we also rescued 13 year old Chester and 15 year old Meeko. Meeko is a very sick kit… Read More

Help Us Help Pets Like Shelby

Help Us Help Pets Like Shelby

Meet Shelby! This sweet senior girl is a new arrival to Young at Heart. She just had surgery yesterday to remove a REALLY large mass from her paw. Here she is this morning, doing pretty great already! And once she heals, she’ll be able to walk normally without the discomfort of that bi… Read More

Welcome to the Good Life, Poncho!

Welcome to the Good Life, Poncho!

It’s a great day for a Freedom Ride! We just busted 12 year old Poncho out of Chicago Animal Care and Control! He’s super sweet and such a good boy, despite a very obvious ear infection. We’re eager to get him settled in and to learn more about this sweet old boy in th… Read More

Welcome Jojo!

Welcome Jojo!

Welcome Jojo!! After winding up at the shelter when his family could no longer provide the care he needed, 8-year-old Jojo is now safe with Young at Heart and settling into his loving foster home. This welcome it two-fold, as Jojo is the first foster dog for brand new foster mom Andrea. We h… Read More

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