Young at Heart Pet Rescue

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Upcoming events

Dog & Cat Adoptions!

Viewing of Adoptable Cats:
Lake Zurich Petco – Mon-Sat 9am – 9pm, Sun 10am – 7pm
*Temporarily Closed for Remodeling!* Best Friends Pet Care

Viewing of Adoptable Dogs:
See adoption events listed below or by appointment with approved application!

Cat Adoptions – 7 Days a Week By Appointment!*
Dog Adoptions – 7 Days a Week By Appointment!*

*Approved Adoption Application is necessary to make an appointment to adopt a Young at Heart Pet. Please fill out an adoption application for the pet you are interested in. Click Here.

Please visit our Adopt page to view our adoption requirements.

Bentley’s Corner Barkery Monthly Adoption Events


Meet some of our adoptable senior dogs at the Bentley’s Corner Barkery in Libertyville (529 N Milwaukee Ave
Libertyville, IL 60048) from 11am – 2pm on the following dates:

July 19th

Aug 16th

Sept 20th

Oct 18th

Meet some of our adoptable senior dogs at the Bentley’s Corner Barkery in Long Grove (4196 IL RT 83
Long Grove, IL 60047) from 11am – 2pm on the following dates:

July 5th

Sept 6th

Meet some of our adoptable senior dogs at the Bentley’s Corner Barkery in Schaumburg (691 East Golf Road Schaumburg, IL 60173)  from 11am – 2pm on the following dates:

Aug 2nd

Oct 4th

Deer Park Town Center Monthly Adoption Events 

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Meet adoptable senior dogs on the 2nd Saturday of each month outside by Bath & Body Works (20530 N. Rand Road
Deer Park, IL 60010), weather permitting, on the following dates from 11am – 2pm:

July 12th

August 9th

Sept 13th

Oct 11th


July 15, 2014
August 12, 2014

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Grab your good-mannered pup and come join us on three separate Tuesday evenings for some dockside grub, with 15% of your receipt being donated to Young at Heart! Meet some of our adoptable dogs, purchase a “doggy bag” from Young at Heart to support our senior pets, and enjoy a wonderful few and good food in great company! In case of rain, the date will be rescheduled.

4pm-Dusk Dockside Only
 Edward Restaurant
 20 West Algonquin Road
Algonquin, IL  60102

3rd Friday each month from 3-7 PM
June- September

June 20, 2014
July 18, 2014
August 15, 2014
September 19, 2014

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Paulus Park
200 S Rand Rd
Lake Zurich, IL 60047 

Visit Young at Heart the 3rd Friday of each month (weather permitting) June – Sept from 3-7 PM at the Lake Zurich Area Farmers Market.

They will have over 20 vendors selling produce, bakery items, sauces, honey, pesto, spices, olives, kettle corn, cheese, eggs, fresh meat & seafood, and more! You will also be able to stop by for a bite to eat from one of our concession vendors and we will have a sharpening service as well.

June 21st, 2014

Pet Food Drive

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Young at Heart provides pet food to two human food pantries, and we’re having a pet food drive this Saturday. Can you help? In addition to dog food, we really need dry cat food and canned cat food. The drive is at the Buffalo Grove Pet Supplies Plus, 1206 W. Dundee Rd, Arlington Hts IL from 10am-1pm on Saturday June 21st.

October 18, 2014

Young at Heart’s 3rd Annual Wags to Wishes Gala
This years theme: “Fall in Love with Senior Pets”

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New location! Join us at the premiere event of the year! Wags to Wishes is a dinner & auction benefit that changes the lives of senior pets in need of rescue. Join us for a fabulous evening that is all about what we love best – grey muzzles! Meet Young at Heart ambassadogs, silent and live auctions, hors d’oeuvres, open bar, 4-course dinner, and more, all included in a night that will change the lives of senior pets for the better! Mark your calendars now!

New location for an even more amazing evening!
Concorde Banquets  •  20922 N. Rand Road  •  Kildeer, IL 60047

Sponsors still being accepted: Contact
Donations still being accepted: Contact or download the donation form here.

Check out our auction wish list to see how you can help!

Earlybird Tickets go on sale now! Click here!

Home Sweet Home

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A Home Away From Home
Just for Senior Pets:
Be a Part of Something Amazing. Click here!

They’re Finally Here!

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