Sure, pigs may not be the first animal that comes to mind when you think of popular pets, but according to social media trends, that’s all changing. Pigs as pets have become more common since the 1980s and there are more being adopted every day. They’re smart enough to be trained like dogs, can be house trained, and you’ll be the only one in the neighborhood with one.
Based out of Mays Landing, N.J., Laurie Zaleski is the founder of Funny Farm Rescue & Sanctuary, a nonprofit animal rescue. ” Funny Farm” cares for more than 600 residents from chickens in diapers to three legged donkeys. And even though Zaleski is overseeing one of the largest animal rescues in the Northeast, she still found time to pen her inspirational memoir, Funny Farm, which was published this spring.
Winnie is a special needs puppy that arrived at Charlotte’s Freedom Farm around 6 weeks. The family that bred him realized they weren’t able to properly care for him and his developmental issues. Unfortunately, his sternum did not develop properly, which left his lungs and heart unable to adequately protect itself.
Pete Davidson, SNL cast member and fiancé to Ariana Grande, has gotten a new tattoo in honour of their pet piglet, Piggy Smallz. Davidson got engaged to Grande last June, following a whirlwind romance of about a month. While their dating history is pretty short, Davidson’s got some tattoos that will last forever.
Christopher The Pig never thought his life would involve spa treatments and après hot chocolate. The little pig was picked up by his parents from an ad on the online market, Kijiji. They quickly realized he had been mistreated in the past due to his shy and nervous demeanor.
Stella Max the Piglet @stellamaxpig can inspire holiday cheer in even the grinchiest of grinches this December. Watch her snuggle up to a space heater in this so-cute-I-want-to-die video below! View this post on Instagram A post shared by STELLA MAX JOHNSON (@stellamaxpig) Stella Max has the most holiday cheer and we could not love her more.
A couple of piglets had a dance-off captured on film by a couple lucky farm visitors. Brent, Elsa and Sandy decided to visit the Aldor Acres Family Farms petting zoo when they got more of a show then they had bargained for. The trio witnessed what can only be described as a booty-shake-off between a couple of piglets.
Do you hate sharing your food unless it’s with your absolute best friend? You might have more in common with this rescue pig than you think. Wilbur is wildly possessive of his snacks.
This is the story of a heroic pot-bellied pig named Lulu who became a media sensation in the late 1990s.
Chris P. Bacon @chrispbaconpig was born without the use of his back legs. He was dropped off to be euthanized by his original owner, but vet Len Lucero had other plans for the piglet.
It’s still a mystery how these lucky porkers retired to a leisurely life on a tropical island, but we do know we’re super jealous. Found on Big Major Cay in the Exumas islands of the Bahamas, there are two theories on their origin. Credit: @theswimmingpigs IG One is they were left many years ago by pirates, who planned to return and bbq them.