Tag: Young At Heart Pet Rescue

Why senior pets make a great family addition

Why senior pets make a great family addition
Wouldn’t it be great if you found a pet that was already family-ready the next time you adopted a dog or cat? A pet ready to settle-in without lots of training? There are so many pets that do fit the bill if you open your heart to a senior pet. November is Adopt-A-Senior Pet Month... Read more »

Chicago pet events through October 19

Chicago pet events through October 19
Fall is here and there is a nip in the air. There are many great ways to warm up, have fun, and help the animals at some fun Chicago Pet Events. From the Big Night featuring Chefs’ Tastings for FCACC to the Black Cat Ball  benefiting Tree House to several great events that boast pet... Read more »

Chicago pet scene for Memorial weekend

It’s the week leading up to Memorial Weekend and it’s a bit quiet on the Chicago pet scene. You may hit the town, Mosey with the Mutts or take an architectural tour. Here’s a quick peek at the Chicago pet scene for Memorial weekend. Thursday, May 22 Joliet – Get an early start to the... Read more »
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Special programs connect senior pets with senior citizens

During November, I’ve done several stories on the importance of adopting senior pets and programs aimed at keeping pets and families together. As we wrap up Adopt-A-Senior Pet Month, I’d like to highlight some programs that focus on connecting senior citizens with pets and senior pets with new homes. The wonderful thing about these programs... Read more »

The many talents of senior pets

Seniors like Mauser know how to fish. She is 13 1/2 years old in this photo and loves to learn new thing.
Senior pets have a lot to offer new families. They’ve had a family and tend to settle in quickly. They also have a lot of talents that make them unique. I asked readers of this blog and supporters of Young at Heart Pet Rescue, the Chicago-area rescue specializing in rescuing senior dogs and cats, to... Read more »

Young at Heart: A second chance for senior pets

Young at Heart: A second chance for senior pets
I’d like to let you in on a little secret. If you’re thinking of adding a pet to your home, a great option is one that you just may be overlooking – a senior pet. While many folks gravitate toward the kittens, puppies and energetic young adult pets looking for homes, so many senior pets... Read more »
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