Iggy's New Jammies!

Iggy's New Jammies!

Oh heeeeeey! It's me, Iggy, aka da Iggster, Iggy Pop, Lil Igguana. Just thought I'd show you the totally sweet jammies my sanctuary mama got me. I'm a bit chilly with this fall weather, being a whole 3 pounds of chihuahua and all, so I'm loving this stuff you humans call "fleece." It's been… Read More

Miss Dusty on the Mend!

Miss Dusty on the Mend!

Dusty update: She's feeling so much better after being with us for almost 2 weeks now. Her upper respiratory infection is hanging around, but she's eating well and finally starting to wag that tail! She was feeling so miserable when she first arrived, it's so good to see her feeling better. … Read More

Help Us Help Reesie!

Help Us Help Reesie!

Reesie needs your support. Our sweet girl has been struggling to adjust to all the changes in her life since being surrendered to the shelter and her refusal to eat has been the most difficult and concerning challenge. We've run every test under the sun to make sure there isn't an illness ca… Read More

Thank You Silver Paws 2018 Sponsors!

Thank You Silver Paws 2018 Sponsors!

Thank you to these generous sponsors of Young at Heart's 2018 Silver Paws Gala! Thanks to their generosity underwriting the event, 100% of the proceeds raised at the gala go directly to our mission and not to the cost of the event! Please join us in thanking them for their big generous heart… Read More

Silver Paws 2018 Just a Few Weeks Away!

Silver Paws 2018 Just a Few Weeks Away!

Friends, this is the time of year where we're tapping into our limited medical fund reserves to continue to care for the senior dogs and cats in our sanctuary program and to continue to save the senior pets that need us. Every day, we're inching towards our biggest event of the year, our Sil… Read More

ISO Fence Contractor for Our Safe Haven

ISO Fence Contractor for Our Safe Haven

Friends, as the weather is turning cooler, we need to look towards getting some fencing in before the ground freezes. We have a LOT of property to fence, and will most likely need to do it in stages due to budget constraints. We definitely need to enclose the dog play and potty area, and it … Read More

Senior Haven Brick Fundraiser

Senior Haven Brick Fundraiser

We're moving right along with construction, and that means it's almost time for us to finally order the bricks for our walkway! And these aren't just any bricks, these are bricks honoring your beloved pets, your wonderful family, your generous company - the sky is the limit! With each brick … Read More

Silver Paws Donation Deadline October 1

Silver Paws Donation Deadline October 1

AHOY Mateys! If you were thinking about donating a silent or live auction item, gift cards, or nice bottle of wine to our Silver Paws gala, now's your chance! We all know that Senior Pets are Hidden Treasure, so we've extended the donation deadline to October 1st and welcome your help making… Read More

Pub Pawty Saturday September 22

Pub Pawty Saturday September 22

Join Young at Heart's Board of Directors as they host a Pub Pawty at The Humble Pub in Highwood IL! Your $20 donation at the door includes appetizers, one drink tickets, and Live Music by Smokehouse! There will also be drink specials throughout the night and a raffle or two! All proceed… Read More

Chicago Rescue Day is Here!

Chicago Rescue Day is Here!

Rescued and Loved! It's Chicago Rescue Day, and after almost a month in the shelter, Jack (age 10) is sleeping in a comfy bed tonight knowing that tomorrow will be a good day! Jack found himself surrendered to the shelter when his person had to move to an assisted care facility. It is s… Read More

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