Getting Closer!

Getting Closer!

Six years ago today, Young at Heart got one step closer to our dream of building a safe haven for senior pets when we closed on the 8 1/2 acres we purchased in unincorporated Woodstock, IL. As a grassroots organization, it took a lot of time, effort, and a ton of support from awesome pet… Read More

Santa Paws Came to Town!

Santa Paws Came to Town!

Thanks to everyone who came out to support the senior pets of Young at Heart! Thanks to Mixin Mingle for hosting us and thank you to Country Donuts, Swiss Maid Bakery, and Ethereal Confections for generously providing yummy sweets and warm drinks.  Check o… Read More

Giving Tuesday 2018

Giving Tuesday 2018

Right now, a senior dog or cat sits in a cage at an animal control facility, awaiting their fate. The sweet old souls wait patiently for rescue, hoping a hero arrives before it's too late. Our goal for Giving Tuesday and beyond is simple - save more lives in 2019. With our adoption center an… Read More

Shop and Help Save Senior Pets!

Shop and Help Save Senior Pets!

Doing a little Black Friday or holiday shopping on Amazon? Then you can help our senior pets while you do it! Young at Heart is an Amazon Affiliate, which means if you use the link below to shop, up to 10% of your purchase total will be donated back to Young at Heart! And you can use it ALL … Read More

Thankful...

Thankful...

For kind hands and soft voices. For warm bubble baths washing away the grime of a shelter stay. For arthritic joints finally soothed by medication. For tired souls resting in snugly heated beds. For nutritious meals filling hungry tummies. For surgeries fixing the little ailments and th… Read More

Rizzo's Happily Ever After!

Rizzo's Happily Ever After!

From foster to forever.... Rizzo is adopted! After joining Young at Heart at a whopping 176lbs., and in poor health because of his morbid obesity, Rizzo went on a journey of weight loss and learning what it meant to be part of a family again. It was an emotional journey for both him and his … Read More

Welcome Lola!

Welcome Lola!

Did you hear? Lola, age 11, is rescued and loved! This sweet girl heard she was getting sprung from a city shelter and she's been all ears ever since. Well, she's always all ears and that's what made us fall in love with her! We're still getting to know this adorable girl, but if her first … Read More

We #Heart Girl Scout Troop 41098!

We #Heart Girl Scout Troop 41098!

Our cats enjoyed a special visit today from the amazing girls from Girl Scout Troop 41098. They worked all year on a project to earn their bronze award and chose Young at Heart as the recipient. They presented our kitties with homemade toys, toys and pillows for our senior dogs, and also don… Read More

Oh my goodness, those ears! Welcome Lola!

Oh my goodness, those ears! Welcome Lola!

Did you hear? Lola, age 11, is rescued and loved! This sweet girl heard she was getting sprung from a city shelter and she's been all ears ever since. Well, she's always all ears and that's what made us fall in love with her! We're still getting to know this adorable girl, but if her fi… Read More

In Loving Memory...

In Loving Memory...

Back in 2010, we had the sweetest little senior rat terrier named Marshall. Marshall waited and waited and waited for his forever home because not only was he a senior, but he was also diabetic. But one day a very special couple, Jeff and Debra, came to meet Marshall. You see, they were… Read More

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