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In Memory of Patty Pig
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pigs )

- 1899 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!!!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pigs, Canada )

- 1901 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
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pigs, pets )

- 1961 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
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pigs )

- 2340 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
Two Men Convicted of Pig Farm Cruelty
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, pigs, cruelty, suffering )

- 2485 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
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pigs )

- 2545 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
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pigs )

- 2678 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'
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pigs )

- 2700 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!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, pets, pigs, protection, environment )

- 2739 days ago -
Sqeak the micro pig loves two things, toys and the camera
Dirty Harry: Make His Day
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, PIGS )

- 2741 days ago -
Pasado's Safe Haven recently received a call from a local police department requesting assistance with a pot-bellied pig rescued from a local cruelty case. Several animals, including the 150-pound male pig, had reportedly been neglected by their owner.
MARIAH and Her Friends.
Offbeat  (tags: mustang, mariah, sanctuary, donkeys, pigs, safety, home, compassion )

- 2924 days ago -
MARIAH is an 8 year old mustang mare, she has been at the sanctuary since she was 11 months old. Captured in Nevada by the BLM when she was five months old, Mariah somehow " lost" her mother during this BLM roundup. She spent 6 months with BLM, and
Escape From the Slaughterhouse Truck
Offbeat  (tags: pigs, farm animals, slaughterhouses, escapes, resuce, suffering )

- 2952 days ago -
Once I had gathered my bearings, the first thing that hit me was the smell. It was unbearable, still not too unfamiliar to my conditions before awakening in this place but even then I never became accustomed to the smell. The smell of urine and feces
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pigs, suffering )

- 2983 days ago -
Silence in pigs is unusual and disheartening. It points to maternal deprivation and social isolation, of never learning how to act and react like a normal pig. To watch a social animal, like a pig, choose self-imposed hermitage is painful.
Pig Talk
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pigs )

- 3104 days ago -
You bet pigs can talk. To each other. To us. Do we listen? Most don't. Sandra Edwards does.
Stanley the Piglet
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pigs )

- 3133 days ago -
What was this 3 to 4-week-old piglet doing running around Hyde Park, a residential neighborhood in Upstate New York? We don't know, but we're grateful that we recently adopted two pigs out so we had room to take in little Stanley! Don't be fooled by

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