Bark-a-Paw-Looza 2018!

Bark-a-Paw-Looza 2018!

Come out and visit Young at Heart at the 4th annual Bark-a-Paw-Looza in the Woodstock Square on Sunday, August 19th, from 11am-3pm!  This annual fundraiser is a FREE EVENT and helps to support local families in need with caring for their furry family members. Dogs a… Read More

Making Progress on Our Shelter!

Making Progress on Our Shelter!

This ginormous beast is one of the few reasons we are still fundraising as we build. There are zero fire hydrants near us. No lakes, no ponds. And so we introduce you to “Bessie”, the biggest and bestest water tank this side of McHenry County. Bessie was “adopted” by … Read More

Just Sprung from the Pound!

Just Sprung from the Pound!

RESCUED AND LOVED! Look who we sprung from one of the city shelters today! Welcome Tiger, age 10! He was found as a stray on the streets of Chicago, but tonight he'll be settling into foster in a warm cozy bed surrounded by lots of love. He'll see our vet for a full work-up, and we'll take … Read More

Come UnWined with Young at Heart

Come UnWined with Young at Heart

The dog days of summer are winding down. Relax and UnWined with Young at Heart and raise funds for our senior pets in need of finding their forever homes. Enjoy an afternoon of wine tasting, (ticket to include 6 tastes of wine & a glass of guests choice), delicious appetizers, and live … Read More

Jojo - Adopted and Loved!

Jojo - Adopted and Loved!

Sweet Jojo, age 8, has found his happily ever after with his new mom Kimberly and her family! Jojo spends his days lounging in the sun, getting lots of love, and hanging out with his new canine friends. He is definitely living the good life! Congratulations to Kimberly and her family, a… Read More

Get Your Early Bird Tickets for Silver Paws 2018!

Get Your Early Bird Tickets for Silver Paws 2018!

Ahoy Mateys! Get yer Silver Paws early bird tix while ye can! Tix are full price after August 16th, and tix are sellin' fast! Yaaar! Tis the most important evenin' of the year for senior pets! Join us or ye will be walkin' the plank!This year's theme is "Senior Pets Are Hidden Treasure". The… Read More

Shelby Kicking Cancer's Butt!

Shelby Kicking Cancer's Butt!

Shelby is kicking cancer's butt! Soon after finding rescue with us Shelby was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma (you can find the full story in the comments below). She immediately joined our Sanctuary Home Program so we could get to work on the best treatment possible that would ensure… Read More

Looking for Silver Paws 2018 Sponsors

Looking for Silver Paws 2018 Sponsors

With our adoption center under construction, Young at Heart will be rescuing a lot more senior dogs and cats in the very near future! Which means we're working like crazy on this year's Silver Paws gala to raise the needed funds to care for them all! We're looking for pet-loving companies to… Read More

Pet Food Drive July 28, 2018

Pet Food Drive July 28, 2018

Petco Lake Zurich, 787 West Main Street Lake Zurich, IL | 11:30am-1:30pm  Young at Heart's Nina's Pet Food Pantry has helped hundreds of local families keep their pets when feeding them is a struggle by stocking dog and cat food and distributing it to local food pantries. Th… Read More

Sanctuary Construction Continues!

Sanctuary Construction Continues!

Young at Heart Senior Pet Sanctuary, Woodstock, IL Asst. Director Jen Porter (right) and Volunteer & Community Outreach Coordinator Sandy Bacino (left) standing in the future veterinary suite! Follow our progress here: https://www.facebook.com/SrPetShelter/  Read More

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