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.


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Stella Max the Piglet will warm your cold, icy hearts

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.

Piglets at Aldor Acres Family Farms twerk-off and shake their bacon

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.

Rescued hog Wilbur and wild squirrel find love in a pig sty

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.

The story of Lulu the pig, who “played dead” to save owner’s life

This is the story of a heroic pot-bellied pig named Lulu who became a media sensation in the late 1990s.

Chris P. Bacon doesn’t let his wheelchair slow him down

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.

These tropical swimming pigs are your new vacation goals

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.

Top 10 Odd Instagram Pets

Dogs might be man’s best friend, but exotic pets make the most interesting Instagram accounts. If you want to see a raccoon having a bath or two prairie dogs on leashes chillin’ with a hedgehog, look no further. We’ve found Instagram’s top 10 strange-but-cute pet accounts so you don’t have to, check them out below… 1.

Prissy and Poppleton the MiniPigs Who Will Melt Your Hearts

These little piggies went all the way to the market of Instagram fame. Priscilla and Poppleton are two mini pigs with over 600k IG followers, and they’re tearing up the #minipig hashtags with some seriously adorable, cloven hooves. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Prissy and Pop (@prissy_pig) In classic Floridian style, the pigs wear some wonderfully drag-esque outfits with over-the-top wigs and liberal amounts of tulle.

Pigcasso the Pig Paints to Support her Farm Sanctuary

Facebook / Farm Sanctuary SA / Pigcasso paints portraits inspired by her landscape We’re sorry to report that in March 2023, Pigcasso passed away at 8 years old. You can read our tribute here. A year ago, Pigcasso was a piglet born in a factory farm in South Africa.

Tori Spelling Joins the Mini Pig Craze

Actress and reality TV star Tori Spelling is known for her love of animals, sharing her family’s home with a variety of pets including many rescues. This includes dogs, chickens, goats, guinea pigs, hamsters, snakes, bearded dragons and more. On February 3rd, she announced on her blog she is now proud to add mini pig named nutmeg to her family, who is already loved by her four kids (who’s expecting her fifth child soon). ©Instagram @torispelling / Tori Spelling, her family, and her new mini pig, Nutmeg Nutmeg came from Oink Oink Mini Pigs in Hollywood, Florida who specialize in breeding rare blue-eyed miniature pigs.