For information on finding a new home for a senior pet, please click here.

Hours: For the comfort and safety of the pets in our cage-free adoption center, all adoptions are scheduled Tuesday - Saturday by-appointment-only with an approved adoption application. Adopters must live within 150 miles of Woodstock IL.

Donations can be left in the donation bin by the front gate at your convenience. It is checked multiple times per day and is on camera. For a complete list of up-to-date donation items we are accepting, please click here.

We have a small staff, and we strive to provide a stress-free environment for our senior pets while ensuring that your adoption experience is personalized and never rushed. We do not allow walk-thru viewings of the facility. Please use the form below to contact us. 

Address: Young at Heart, 4301 S. IL Route 47, Woodstock IL 60098 - Adoptions by appointment only. To keep stress levels low for our senior pets, we do not offer walk-thrus of our adoption center.

Please note that Route 47 is a fast country road, so please put your signal on and slow down long before you think you need to! We are located on the west side of Route 47 between Route 176 and Lucas Road. Our driveway is across from a red barn with a big white silo.

If coming from 14 & 47, the driveway will be on your right hand side just past Lucas Road. If you are coming from 176 and 47, the driveway will be on your left hand side. There is a small horse farm called Running Acres and a sign for Whispering Winds Kennels on your right, our driveway is just at the end of the guard rail on your left.

Phone: 815.333.4001 

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