Animals

Watch This Pig Do Laundry and Pick Up His Toys

Friday, 9 March

Contrary to popular belief, not all pigs live in filth. This is Paul the pig. He is very clean and tidy. Pigs are among the most intelligent animals on the planet. Their intelligence and cuteness draws people to adopt 'mini-pigs' as pets.

But many owners have been misled by unscrupulous breeders. Their tiny pets can grow up to be 500 pounds and become too burdensome to own. Many of those pigs have been euthanised or put in animal shelters. Legitimate breeders have been trying to educate potential owners of the responsibility they’re taking on by adopting a pet pig. The truth is that the pigs' weight is impossible to predict.

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