PROVIDING COMFORT TO SENIORS

At Sunrise, we love animals and appreciate the importance of pets in people’s lives. You are welcome to bring your own pet that you care for yourself, and every Sunrise community has a resident cat or dog. When you walk into a Sunrise community, you are often greeted by a sweet and obedient dog or you may spot the community cat curled up in its favorite resident’s lap. These pets live at the community full-time and are truly part of our Sunrise family. In fact, many of our communities are home to senior pets, who we've adopted from local animal shelters.

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Meet Our Pets

At Sunrise, we understand the wonder of pets and welcome them into our communities. Learn More

We’re proud to partner with so many animal rescues to help #CleartheShelters View the album

The Health Benefits of Walking Your Dog. Read the blog

Sunrise of Lincoln Park, IL, Adopts Community Pet Howie! Read the blog

Our Pet Philosophy

Community pets provide companionship, sense of purpose, social engagement, and opportunities to remain active. We all help take care of the community pets, and encourage you to engage with your community’s pet as much or as little as you like through feeding, walking, and other daily care. If you don’t love pets, that’s okay, too—interactions are carefully managed by Sunrise team members.

While all pets need homes, our communities typically turn first to animal rescue organizations to explore pet options, as these are pets that exhibit calm and friendly temperaments that are best suited for our residents. We are proud to partner with local organizations to find our furry friends forever homes!


Each Sunrise community has a resident cat and dog, and you are welcome to bring your own furry friends with you when you move in.

Pets Testimonial
The building design is fabulous–the fact that there are house pets is so inviting–we are a family of animal lovers–that alone says home to us!
Sunrise of Roseville Resident

The Benefit of Pets

Companion animals promote healthier joints, and help ease chronic pain, like arthritis.
Community pets provide companionship and encourage social engagement.
Seniors with animals are more active, cope better with stress, and are healthier overall.
Contact us for more information or to book a tour
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