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

Meet Our New Youngster, Cooper!

Meet Our New Youngster, Cooper!

My name is Cooper and I have a confession to make... I'm SO not a senior! You see, the shelter I was rescued from thought I was about 7 years old. Turns out, I'm probably more like 3-4 years old. Oops. Which means I am a big giant ball of goofball energy and I am BORED here at this adoption … Read More

Become a Silver Paws 2019 Sponsor!

Become a Silver Paws 2019 Sponsor!

Would you or your company like to grant the wishes for homeless senior pets this year? Like the wish of spending their golden years enjoying a cozy bed, good care and comfort, and a loving family of their own? Sponsors are needed for this year's Silver Paws Gala - "Winter Wishes"! Help more … Read More

Young at Heart Kitties are Home!

Young at Heart Kitties are Home!

Yesterday was kitty moving day! It was a bittersweet day as we said goodbye to our little adoption centers inside Best Friends Pet Care in Prairie View and inside the Petco (Lake Zurich). The Best Friends space was granted to us back in 2006, and the Petco space was was granted to Young at H… Read More

A new adventure for the senior kitties of Young at Heart!

A new adventure for the senior kitties of Young at Heart!

All of us at Young at Heart are so excited for the opening of our new adoption center in just a few weeks in Woodstock, IL! Our new facility will allow us to provide a safe haven for many more senior pets in need, and we couldn't be more thrilled. For many years, we have been so incredibly l… Read More

Early Bird Tickets for Silver Paws 2019

Early Bird Tickets for Silver Paws 2019

Early bird tickets for our annual Silver Paws Gala on October 26th in Hoffman Estates IL are going fast! Join us for the biggest night of the year for senior pets! This is Young at Heart’s biggest fundraiser of the year, and we need YOU to help make it a success so we can save more liv… Read More

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