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Another Little Piggy Found on the Roadside and Brought to Hillside...
Offbeat  (tags: pigs, ponies, cows, news, sanctuary, helpprotection, animalwelfare, rescued )

- 18 days ago -
Biggles is the sixth little piglet that has been found newly-born by the roadside this year and brought to Hillside by caring members of the public. Sows often give birth on the way to slaughter and the piglets drop through the bottom slats and on to the.
Victory! Southern Illinois University Cancels Plan to Use Pigs
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- 50 days ago -
Southern Illinois University (SIU) has canceled its plan to use live pigs in its emergency medicine residency program.
Slaughterhouse Bound Pig Takes Leap of Faith From Moving Truck (PHOTOS)
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Cher Away
- 70 days ago -
Pigs are incredibly intelligent, gentle beings that have the capacity to form meaningful social bonds with people and other animals. With pigs being thought to be smarter than dogs, even a two to three-year-old child, it can be disturbing to know that
Infertility in Spanish Pigs Has Been Traced to Plastics. A Warning for Humans?
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- 76 days ago -
A scientist has connected infertility in pigs to compounds in plastic bags.
Destined to Be Slaughtered, This Disabled Piglet Will Now Lead a Beautiful Life (PHOTOS)
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- 105 days ago -
Leon was born on a free range farm in Australia and was originally destined to be slaughtered like all the other pigs on the property. However, not long after he was born, his injured mother fell on him, leaving him disabled with a broken and dislocated
In Memory of Patty Pig
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- 166 days ago -
If you visited Animal Place in the past four years, you met Patty pig. Iconic black and white Patty loved visitors, stretching languidly out for belly rubs. Last week, we said goodbye to the oldest porcine resident. She died surrounded by an immense
VICTORY!!! Canada Bans Lifelong Confinement for Pigs in Controversial Gestation Crates!!!
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- 168 days ago -
Humane Society International/Canada welcomes the release of the ground-breaking new pork industry Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Pigs, which includes a ban on continuously confining pregnant sows in gestation crates.
Esther the Wonder Pig Will Change Your Life
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- 227 days ago -
these amazing animals grow to become the most amazing and compassionate animals you'll ever meet. I look into her eyes, and I see someone looking straight back. Someone who knows and loves me just as we do her. I see someone, not something.
Stella's Story
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- 607 days ago -
Stella is the first factory farm hog that came to Rooterville. She had wandered into a family's driveway, emaciated and injured, and collapsed onto the ground. Stella was on the brink of death, but managed to find just the right people to give her
70-Year Old Farmer Eaten By Pigs - Hartford Pets | Examiner.Com
Offbeat  (tags: news, humans, death, pigs, animals, investigation, unusual, bizarre, interesting, odd, off-beat )

Dianne Ly
- 688 days ago -
While reports of a bacon shortage next year have turned out to be hogwash, Oregon police are now investigating the strange death of a farmer eaten by his own pigs.
Two Men Convicted of Pig Farm Cruelty
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, pigs, cruelty, suffering )

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- 751 days ago -
Two men have pleaded guilty to animal cruelty after footage was filmed of them beating pigs on a farm in Norfolk.
Stylish Pig Evades Police
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- 811 days ago -
A scarf-wearing pig was seen running away from the police on a highway outside of Pittsburgh. The police failed to catch the pig and have no idea where it came from and are baffled as to why it's wearing a scarf. After causing crazy traffic the trendy
A Song Soothes a Frightened Rescued Pig
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- 945 days ago -
Bitter winter winds pushing them forward, the Humane Officers stepped gingerly around the corpses of ponies and chickens as they searched desperately for signs of life. Out of the corner of her eye, one of the officers saw movement. Was it the wind, or
Eight Little Pigs Need New 'Digs'
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- 967 days ago -
Four pairs of kunekune pigs are looking for new homes after being left without shelter in a field in Paddock Wood near Tonbridge in Kent.
Pig Hams Up To The Camera! VIDEO!
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Cher Away
- 1006 days ago -
Sqeak the micro pig loves two things, toys and the camera

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