Tyke's #HappilyEverAfter

Tyke's #HappilyEverAfter

Let's get this weekend started by celebrating Tyke's adoption! Tyke, age 13, whose cuteness is only surpassed by his sweet disposition, has found his happily ever after with his new mom Theresa! It was love at first sight and Tyke is going to be one pampered pup! Welcome to the You… Read More

Tenni Finds Her #HappilyEverAfter

Tenni Finds Her #HappilyEverAfter

We love our repeat adopters, especially when they are a Young at Heart board member! Tenni is a super shy kitty who had a hard time adjusting to all the changes in her life. Young at Heart founding board member, Sheila, offered to foster her, using a spare bedroom to give Tenni all the peace… Read More

Welcome to the Good Life, Coco!

Welcome to the Good Life, Coco!

There's a new girl in town! This sweetie pie is Coco, a 9 year old chihuahua who loves to snuggle and is super adorable. She's lots of fun, gets along with other dogs, and is good with kitties, too! She's so cute! This little girl will make someone very happy! She's not quite ready for adopt… Read More

Welcome to the Good Life, Peggy Sue!

Welcome to the Good Life, Peggy Sue!

If you've ever really wondered about the rescue saying "Fostering Saves Lives", we'd like to tell you a little story about a sweet 7-year-old beagle/lab mix named Peggy Sue. Peggy Sue was surrendered to a rural shelter while she was still nursing a pup. But the shelter environment was scary … Read More

Come See Us at the Chicagoland Family Pet Expo!

Come See Us at the Chicagoland Family Pet Expo!

Cold weather making you stir crazy? Then come visit Young at Heart at the Chicagoland Family Pet Expo this weekend inside Arlington International Racecourse! Visit Young at Heart at booths 242, 243, and 244 Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Print the coupon to save $1 and $1 will be donated righ… Read More

Harmony's #HappilyEverAfter

Harmony's #HappilyEverAfter

Your love made it all worth waiting for someone like you. - Dean Martin Harmony was rescued by Young at Heart eight months ago and was in terrible shape when she arrived. Practically every inch of her skin was riddled with severe infection, she was malnourished, she had obviously seen a lif… Read More

1/2 Way to Goal!

1/2 Way to Goal!

Update! You guys are incredible! We're almost there! In just a few weeks, you've raised more than 50% of our matching gift goal to open the doors to our adoption center! To everyone who has donated and shared, THANK YOU SO MUCH! We'll be able to help 4x the number of senior pets with this ad… Read More

RIP Sweet Nellie

RIP Sweet Nellie

"If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever." ~ Winnie the Pooh This photo says everything about how Nellie felt about life. Her joyful smile, her beaming pride, the look of love she's giving her sanctuary mom off camera - this p… Read More

Ora's Ready to Meet Her New Family!

Ora's Ready to Meet Her New Family!

"What's that you have there? Is that my bedtime snack? I love bedtime snacks!" Ora, age 23, is doing really well! She's eating like a piggy, her urinary tract infection is all cleared up and she is a happy and beyond sweet old gal. We'll keep you posted on her progress, but we would ideall… Read More

Happy Birthday, Rachael!

Happy Birthday, Rachael!

Friends, please join us in wishing this very special young lady a very happy 11th birthday! In lieu of gifts for herself, Rachael asked that gifts be given to Young at Heart's senior pets! Our sweet seniors are so very grateful for such a wonderful gift from such a wonderful young lady! Than… Read More

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