Saying Goodbye to Sumo

Saying Goodbye to Sumo

Sweet dreams, sweet Sumo. Friends, we said goodbye to another one of our special sanctuary dogs. Sumo, a 13 year old yellow lab, came to us just this past November. He had suffered a tragedy when a fire destroyed his home, taking the life of his beloved guardian. Sumo was in the house too, s… Read More

We Say Goodbye to Our Sweet Opie

We Say Goodbye to Our Sweet Opie

Sweet, sweet Opie. Friends, we said goodbye to our sweet Opie yesterday. His body was tired and it was his time, and he left this world in the loving arms of his Young at Heart Sanctuary family. Rescued after found roaming the streets of a mostly empty college town after all the kids had go… Read More

Construction Updates!

Construction Updates!

While our adoption center is getting prepped for the last of the flooring installation on the lower level, our secondary building is almost complete! This small building includes the apartment for our on-site facility manager on one side, and the finished shell of our future veterinary s… Read More

Meet Our Newest Seniors!

Meet Our Newest Seniors!

Rescued and Loved! Please join us in welcoming our newest rescues: Valentine, Tess, Camilla, and Archie. All four seniors are in various stages of vetting, but all are settling in to the good life and doing well. This is such a sweet bunch of seniors and we can't wait until they are ready to… Read More

We Heart Our Adopters!

We Heart Our Adopters!

What better day to celebrate the love connections that adopters are making with our senior pets? Roxanne, Sweetie, Lola, Karma, and Noelle all found the love with their new families. Our hearts are overjoyed with all of these senior pets finding their happily ever after! ❤️… Read More

Welcome Kirby!

Welcome Kirby!

Rescued and loved! Welcome Kirby! This sweet old guy was found down-state running along the side of the road during our recent deep freeze. Thank goodness a kind sheriff saw him and pulled over immediately to pick him up and bring him to safety. After no one came to claim him, the shelter re… Read More

Adoptable Allie

Adoptable Allie

February is for the love of senior pets, and no dog is more loving than Allie! Allie is a very sweet 9 year old Lab mix. She may be a "senior", but she still has a lot of spunk! But when it's time to settle in to a movie marathon on the couch, she's totally your girl. She loves nothing bette… Read More

Blanca Says "Be My Valentine"

Blanca Says "Be My Valentine"

February is for the love of senior pets! Meet Blanca, one of our long-term seniors who is hoping to finally find the love of her life. Blanca is a 13 year old pittie mix who is a total sweetheart. She loves to play, snuggle, and keep you company. She's impeccably house trained, a perfect cou… Read More

Help Us Help More Pets Like Penny!

Help Us Help More Pets Like Penny!

Our sweet old Lucky Penny might be a bit of a medical train wreck, but she is SO HAPPY all of the time! Her tail never stops wagging and she just loves everyone unconditionally. Lucky Penny's life was supposed to have ended at a rural shelter downstate, but instead she came to Young at Heart… Read More

Help Senior Pets and Get Free Swag!

Help Senior Pets and Get Free Swag!

We're busy getting ready for all the additional lives we'll be able to save with the opening of our facility mid-2019, but we can only save more senior pets with YOUR help! Become a Young at Heart Constant Companion member by pledging as little as $10 per month and make an incredible differe… Read More

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