Tour Smokey's Haven

Tour Smokey's Haven

Come see Smokey's Haven! You asked, and we listened!Tours of our adoption center for senior pets in Woodstock IL are now available! These tours are limited in size and in frequency in order to keep our adoption center as stress-free as possible for our senior pets, but will allow you a perso… Read More

Our Amazing Sanctuary Families

Our Amazing Sanctuary Families

Sanctuary. It’s a powerful word. It means a place of safety or refuge. Our Sanctuary program is designed to provide a loving home to rescued senior pets that are diagnosed with complex or terminal medical conditions after arriving to Young at Heart. Some places call it a hospice or fos… Read More

November is Adopt A Senior Pet Month

November is Adopt A Senior Pet Month

It's our FAVORITE month of the year! November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month, and we're celebrating all month long here at Young at Heart! You can celebrate right along with us in some fabulous ways!1. ADOPT! We know that some things get better with age, so all month long, you can subtract your… Read More

Double Your Donation!

Double Your Donation!

Young at Heart has received a $150,000 matching grant from the Sequoia Foundation for its 2019 Year End Giving campaign.  The Sequoia Foundation will match every dollar received by Young at Heart up to $150,000 through the end of 2019. Young at Heart's goal for the 2019 Year End Givi… Read More

One Incredible Evening!

One Incredible Evening!

A wonderful time was had by all at this year’s Silver Paws Gala! So many “Winter Wishes” will be granted to homeless senior pets, thanks to this incredible evening. We are so very grateful. Thank you to our amazing supporters and volunteers for making this year a success! … Read More

Silver Paws Gala Coming Up Soon!

Silver Paws Gala Coming Up Soon!

Our most magical night of the year is almost here - the Silver Paws Gala! This year's theme is "Winter Wishes", because with your support, we can make the wishes of homeless senior pets come true!We only have a handful of tables left, so don't wait! Get your tickets and come enjoy an enchant… Read More

Rocky's Happy Ever After!

Rocky's Happy Ever After!

Your love made it well worth waiting for someone like you. ~ Dean MartinAfter waiting 583 days, Rocky (age 11, pictured left) has found his forever family! Rocky is a sweet old soul who just needed someone to understand he can be a little anxious and demanding at times. He needed someon… Read More

A Special Kitty Named Violet

A Special Kitty Named Violet

Our senior kitties are some of the best kitties on the planet (and we're not biased AT ALL ☺️), but sometimes its hard to capture how wonderful they are with just a photo. Enter the magical photography skills of our beloved Animal Care Team Leader, Taylor! She captured our … Read More

T-Shirt Fundraiser!

T-Shirt Fundraiser!

We've had so many people ask about our t-shirts and sweatshirts that we'd thought we'd open sales up. We have several different styles and colors. These can only be purchased online and they will be shipped right to your home. The profits from each sale help us provide medical care for the s… Read More

A Dream Come True!

A Dream Come True!

A dream came true with the opening of Young at Heart's adoption center for senior pets! Despite the rain, over 500 people came out last Sunday to celebrate our Grand Opening. Our guests were able to tour "Smokey's Haven", named after the beloved Labrador of lead capital campaign donors, Joh… Read More

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