A Florida animal rescue group is refusing to adopt to senior citizens – and is making no bones about it.
81 year-old Ward Twining of Englewood, FL filled out an adoption application with Rescued Hearts, Inc., and was tentatively approved until he arrived to pick up a dog. Much to his surprise, a shelter representative looked at him and said, “We don’t give dogs to seniors.”
The incident has sparked a national debate on the topic, and you may be surprised to learn that a number of adoption groups have policies that prevent adoption to healthy, fit seniors who are able to provide competent, loving homes to adoptable animals.
In your opinion, is this a fair policy?