Young At Heart

A rescue and safe haven for senior dogs & cats

In a perfect world, every senior pet would spend its twilight years surrounded by a loving family. But sadly, senior pets that end up in shelters often do not get that chance. Young at Heart Senior Pet Adoptions™ believes that Love Has No Age Limit™. Young at Heart's mission is to provide senior dogs and cats with a safe haven to ensure they live with comfort, compassion, and companionship in their golden years. We save the lives of homeless senior dogs and cats from situations where their age puts them first in line to be euthanized. We find loving homes for adoptable senior pets and offer a peaceful sanctuary life for those that are less adoptable. With your support, Young at Heart gives older dogs and cats another chance to enjoy the twilight of their lives through rescue, foster, adoption and sanctuary.

Young at Heart • 4301 S. IL Route 47 • Woodstock IL 60098 • 815-333-4001 
Adoptions by appointment only with an approved adoption application.

AS OF JUNE 1, 2020, ALL ADOPTIONS ARE BEING DONE BY APPOINTMENT WITH AN APPROVED APPLICATION. SOCIAL DISTANCING AND OTHER COVID-19 PREVENTATIVE MEASURES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR EVERY ADOPTION. OUT OF STATE ADOPTIONS HAVE BEEN PAUSED FOR THE TIME BEING. OUR ADOPTION CENTER IS CLOSED TO OTHER VISITORS AT THIS TIME.

Meet Our Pets

Fall in love with one of our adoptable senior dogs or cats

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Blanca

Breed
Pittie Mix
Gender
Female
Age
13 years
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Buffy

Breed
Long Hair Torbie
Gender
Female
Age
14 years
Declawed
Yes
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Bunny

Breed
Pittie Mix
Gender
Female
Age
9 years
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Cassie

Breed
Puggle
Gender
Female
Age
14 years
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Charmin

Breed
Gray
Gender
Female
Age
8 years
Declawed
No
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CocoJellybean

Breed
Pit Bull mix
Gender
Female
Age
8 years
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Cosmo

Breed
Chihuahua
Gender
Male
Age
10 years
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Fluffy

Breed
Long-haired Tortie
Gender
Female
Age
20 years
Declawed
No
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Gia

Breed
Black
Gender
Female
Age
14 years
Declawed
No
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Hansel

Breed
Brown Tabby
Gender
Male
Age
10 years
Declawed
No
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Honey Bear

Breed
Collie Mix
Gender
Female
Age
14 years
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Jack

Breed
Adoption Pending!
Gender
Male
Age
8 years
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Lady

Breed
Wire Fox Terrier
Gender
Female
Age
10 years
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Maya Kitty

Breed
Dilute Tortie
Gender
Female
Age
9 years
Declawed
No
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Mia

Breed
Gray & White
Gender
Female
Age
15 years
Declawed
No
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Oreo

Breed
Black & White
Gender
Male
Age
10 years
Declawed
No
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Payton

Breed
Cairn Terrier Mix
Gender
Male
Age
10 years
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Phoebe

Breed
Black
Gender
Female
Age
13 years
Declawed
No
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Purdy

Breed
Torbie
Gender
Female
Age
9 years
Declawed
No
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Salsa

Breed
Brown Tabby
Gender
Female
Age
10 years
Declawed
No
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Shatzie

Breed
Schnauzer mix
Gender
Female
Age
14 years
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Shirley

Breed
Bully Mix
Gender
Female
Age
8 years
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Uno

Breed
Brown Tabby
Gender
Male
Age
10 years
Declawed
No
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Zara

Breed
Torbie & White
Gender
Female
Age
9 years
Declawed
No
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Latest News

Welcome, Lucky 7

Welcome, Lucky 7

Welcome to the "Lucky Seven" - Fudge (age 9), Rose & Scuse (age 15), Rocky (age 15), Finn & Harry (age 10), and GoGo (age 12)! Every… Read More

Welcome, Bella!

Welcome, Bella!

Sweet 10-year-old Bella is a new arrival, rescued from a shelter that had confiscated her as part of a cruelty case. This sweet old girl is cu… Read More

2021 Calendars Are Here!

2021 Calendars Are Here!

Looking forward to 2020 being over? Then get your 2021 Young at Heart calendar featuring our beautiful senior dogs and cats! Use coupon code S… Read More

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