Buying A Pig In A Poke?
Buying A Pig In A Poke?
10 facts you should know before getting a pig as a pet
Michaiah Juggoo

Pigs have become popular pets in recent years, due to celebrities like Miley Cyrus and George Clooney adopting these lovable animals into their families. However, pigs are extremely high maintenance, and not everyone is suited to responsibly maintaining and caring for a pet pig. Here are 10 facts to help you make your decision if you’re considering keeping a pig as a pet…

1. PERMITS

Pigs are classified as herd animals and have specific requirements that must be met before they can be kept on an urban property. They require a large roaming space and are quite noisy, so they won’t be found in your average suburban home. A permit from the local municipality should be acquired before adopting a pig.

2. THE PERFECT ENCLOSURE

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October 2019