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March 29, 2021 | by: chadwilcox

Even animals deserve a good pension!

Poland is planning to begin paying out pensions to retired state employees. That alone doesn’t sound all that revolutionary until you consider the fact that in this case, the retired state employees we’re talking about are dogs and horses. The Interior Ministry has proposed legislation that would give these animals official status and paid retirement to help cover the often-costly care bills their new owners face. Officials are calling the draft law a “moral obligation” which should get unanimous backing when presented in Parliament for approval later this year. The new law would affect the 1,200 dogs and more than 60 horses currently in service. As it stands now, when retirement time comes for the dogs and horses that serve in Poland’s Police, Border Guard and Fire Service, they are given away, with no safeguards for their future welfare.
Don’t believe me? Well, check out this ABC article…