Our October Volunteer of the Month!

Our October Volunteer of the Month!

"I need a hero, I'm holding out for a hero..." was the perfect song to be singing as we greeted and celebrated Sue, our October Volunteer of the Month. Sue is a hero to our senior dogs and cats and she is always willing to do "whatever you need". Thank you Sue for all you do to enrich the li… Read More

Danny Boy Adopted!

Danny Boy Adopted!

Who needs a little pick-me-up? Who could benefit from something all warm and fuzzy? Well here’s something that will be good for your soul and is a little reminder of truly how much good there is in the world….. Danny Boy, age 10, who most of you know and love as much as we do, … Read More

Ollie's Happily Ever After

Ollie's Happily Ever After

Our sweet 10-year-old Ollie is adopted and loved! And boy oh boy did he hit the jackpot of wonderful homes! Ollie is now the big(ger) brother to our very tiny and very elderly sanctuary dog, Iggy! Isn't Ollie adorable in his little bowtie? His mom, Irene, is a founding board member of Young … Read More

Smokey's Haven Turns One!

Smokey's Haven Turns One!

One year ago today we celebrated the grand opening of our adoption center in Woodstock, IL! Since our founding as a senior rescue in 2005, it was a goal and a dream to eventually have a home-like facility to provide homeless senior pets with a safe haven. And on September 29, 2019, we made… Read More

It's Raining Adoptions!

It's Raining Adoptions!

So many wonderful new adoptions at Young at Heart in September! We couldn't be happier for June Bug, Cricket, Sam, Leon, and Archie, who all found their happily ever afters this month. Let's hope for more adoptions in October, too! Adopted and Loved! June Bug, age 9, is living the good life… Read More

Adopted & Loved: Archie

Adopted & Loved: Archie

Archie, age 9. Archie, an adorable shihtzu mix rescued from a cruelty case, is now living his very best life! He is adopted and loved by long time Young at Heart supporters Jenn, Steve, Juliette, and Annabelle. They absolutely adore him!   Read More

Adopted & Loved: Leon

Adopted & Loved: Leon

It turns out Leon’s forever family was right here all along. In the midst of the shelter-in-place order, volunteers, fosters and adopters Leslie and Wendy asked if they could give sweet Leon a change of pace from the adoption center, and bring him home to foster for a bit. … Read More

Welcome to YAH, Jack!

Welcome to YAH, Jack!

NEWBIE ALERT! Meet sweet Jack, an 8 year old spaniel who is wiggly with happiness from head to tail. Jack’s whole world turned upside down when his guardian passed away, and he found himself homeless. But now he’s getting the second chance to enjoy his golden years at Young at … Read More

Welcome to Young at Heart, Cosmo!

Welcome to Young at Heart, Cosmo!

NEWBIE ALERT! Meet little Cosmo, a 10 year old chihuahua mix with the cutest ears! He found himself quickly needing rescue due to his fearful behavior at another shelter - traditional shelters can be scary places for timid dogs! So we welcomed Cosmo to Young at Heart, where he will have time… Read More

T-Shirts and Sweatshirts for Senior Pets!

T-Shirts and Sweatshirts for Senior Pets!

It's hoodie and sweatshirt weather! Young at Heart gear is back by popular demand, and every order helps to replenish the medical fund for our senior pets! Three designs in multiple colors are available (long sleeve t's and short sleeve t's available, too!). Orders ship directly to you from… Read More

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