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VIDEO: Mini pig baby collapses after walk

Mini pig collapses after walk
Micro pig baby enjoys a little cuddle after a stroll in the garden



VIDEO: A - Z Reasons to own a Micro pig

Micro pigs can make great pets but as with any pet ownership it is essential to understand the animals needs in order to provide the right environment and nutrition for a long and happy life.

Never consider ownership without full knowledge and resources for the long term commitment

Watch A-Z Reasons to own a Micro pig video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lHorYOGGRiI

VIDEO: Mini Pig in a Poke

VIDEO: Mini Pig in a Poke - Watch below

Mini pet pig proving she will go to any length in her quest for treats!

The idiom 'Pig in a Poke' refers to a confidence trick originating in the Middle Ages when many meats were scarce but cats and dogs were plentiful!

It basically means it's a good idea to check what was in the 'poke' or sack before parting with your money.

This remains sound advice today and is fittingly relevant to those researching mini pig ownership.

NEWS: Micro-pig trend blamed for slaughter of more than 100 pigs and piglets.

micro-pigs-are-great-pets-petpiggiesBefore writing about the inaccuracies in the Daily Mail report below we would like to make our feelings on this matter clear.

VIDEO: Micro pigs learn to sit down for treats

Pet micro pigs are highly intelligent and will learn lots of tricks faster than dogs.

The 2 little pigs in the video are having their first lesson learning to sit down if they want to get some treats.

You can learn more about Petpiggies and our little pigs at our website here:  www.petpiggies.co.uk

Micro pig baby posing in front of Stars & Stripes flag

Baby micro pig pictured posing in front of Stars & Stripes flag

We produced these pictures of a micro pig baby posing in front of the Stars & Stripes to say a little thank you to the many thousands of American fans that follow Petpiggies.

VIDEO: 'Knock me down with a feather duster'

VIDEO: 'Knock me down with a feather duster'

Micro pig just can't stand when hit by a feather duster

Watch Here: 


Micro Pig Christmas Cards from Petpiggies

Super Cute Micro / Mini Pig Christmas Card Packs from Petpiggies.

Pack includes 12 Cards and 12 Red Envelopes (3 each of 4 designs as pictured).

Highest quality printing on heavyweight board, finished with a high gloss UV varnish.

Card Size 148mm x 105mm.

Message inside reads 'Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year'.

Micro and Tea Cup pigs are underfed to keep them small. Rubbish!

The question below, posted on 26 August 2014, to Petpiggies Facebook page, is not uncommon.

Our answer, in response, was also posted to Facebook and can be read below.

''I have to ask a question. I hear a lot of people say that teacup or micro pigs are under fed that's why they are so small. Is that true?''


Can I walk my micro pig?

Can I take my micro pig for a walk?

Petpiggies are often asked ‘ Can I take my micro pig for a walk?’

The simply answer is yes but if you live in the UK you must apply to your local Animal Health office for a pig walking license unless you are walking on your own land.

Here’s some further information regarding pig walking we hope you’ll find useful:

Q. Do pigs need to go out for walks?

Video: Micro pigs for film, television and digital media

Micro pigs are fast becoming the 'cute' animal of choice for film, television commercials and digital media.
Petpiggies have many years of experience working in the media industry with our little pigs so if you find yourself in need for some little oinkers, call us on 01525 288532 or email  info@petpiggies.co.uk to find out what we can do for you.

Petpiggies Micro Pig has Triplets!

Yay, we've had micro pig triplets at Petpiggies!!! 

First time micro pig mums often have just 2 or 3 piglets and this mum is no exception with her new born triplets.

Watch video of mummy and her babies here:  http://youtu.be/Bx0cLxgk3Ck

For anyone considering a micro pig as a pet, now is a great time to visit Petpiggies to meet piggies young and old.

Baby micro pigs can be a real handful!

Baby micro pigs can be a real handful!

Weighing in at an average 300gsm, new born micro pigs are very small. They can even fit into a tea cup hence the name 'Tea Cup' pigs.

If you would like to find out more about micro pig ownership please visit our website  www.petpiggies.co.uk or email  info@petpiggies.co.uk for further information.

''I am fond of pigs'' - Winston Churchill

 ''I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals'' - Winston Churchill

To learn more about pigs as pets visit our website www.petpiggies.co.uk or email info@petpiggies.co.uk

Micro pigs can make wonderful pets


Micro pigs are remarkable creatures, loving, curious, inquisitive, social, companionable, compassionate, highly intelligent and loyal.

To find out more about pigs as pets please visit our website  www.petpiggies.co.uk  email  info@petpiggies.co.uk or call us on 01525 288532

Pigs are highly intelligent loving creatures that can make wonderful pets...

…but there are a lot of people who would rather you didn't know!!!

Please read the article at the following link http://modernfarmer.com/2014/03/pigheaded-smart-swine/

To learn more about pigs as pets visit our website www.petpiggies.co.uk or email info@petpiggies.co.uk

Micro pigs are extremely clean

Micro pigs are extremely clean, don't shed hair & have no body odour unlike most cats & dogs.

They can also make fantastic pets!

To find out more about micro pig ownership visit our website  www.petpiggies.co.uk  email  info@petpiggies.co.uk  or telephone 01525 288532

VIDEO: Petpiggies micro pigs for parties, school visits and events

VIDEO: Petpiggies micro pig piglets visit Project 229 and bring lots of smiles to lots of little faces.

New TV ad for Channel 4's on-demand service, 4oD, features micro pig from Petpiggies

Watch out for Channel 4's new TV ad for their on-demand service, 4oD, and you'll see one of Petpiggies young micro pigs out for a walking and wearing some rather snazzy shorts!

Don't blink at 31 seconds into the ad or you'll miss the little piggy as seen below.

Micro pigs for sale at Petpiggies - August / September 2014

Petpiggies is a trusted breeder of micro pigs based in Ridgmont, Bedfordshire, close to Woburn Abbeyand Safari Park and just 5 minutes from Center Parcs ‘Woburn Forest’. 

We are extremely passionate about what we do and care very much for our little piggies. Petpiggies breed healthy happy little micro pigs with great temperaments and their welfare will always remain our top priority.

It's hot, hot, hot ... make sure your micro pigs are cool!

With temperatures close to 30 degrees, its extremely important for pigs to have access to water at all times.

When temperatures are this high it's also important for pigs to have shade i.e.. a parasol or similar that offers protection from the sun if natural shade is not available.

If you happen to have a shallow paddling, electric fans or a water sprinkler then better still, especially for piglets.



I want to stroke a sunbathing pig on a piano…..

''We need a piglet that will be happy to sit on a girls lap whilst she sunbathes in a deckchair. The deckchair will be on top of a grand piano being played by Radio One DJ Scott Mills, Clean Bandit will be playing bat and ball and volleyball in the background, can you help?'' 
We do get some very strange requests!!!

Micro pig babies at Petpiggies enjoy a sunny afternoon in the garden

Some of Petpiggies micro pig babies pictured exploring the garden on another beautiful sunny day.

You can watch a video slideshow here  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GujXciSYlrw

Website  www.petpiggies.co.uk

Micro pig turns into a Farm pig! Really?

''Micro pig turns into a Farm pig''

''Micro Pig became a macro pig!''

''About that ''micro pig'' you sold me''

''Piglet grows up to weigh 20 stone after owner was duped by breeder''

''Micro pig grows to 25 stone and takes over its owners home''


With dramatic headlines appearing in the press about oversized pet pigs it's no wonder the public are dubious about the existence of genuinely small or 'micro pigs'.

Petpiggies Micro Pigs on Facebook

Join Petpiggies micro pigs on Facebook today to keep up to date with our latest news, pictures and videos

Click here https://www.facebook.com/petpiggies

The Truth About Micro, Mini & Tea Cup Pigs

Smarter, cleaner and less smelly than the 14 million dogs and cats kept as pets in the UK alone, miniature pigs really can make wonderful pets!

People have enjoyed keeping pigs as pets for many many years and there is no doubt the reward and pleasure gained from owning these beautiful creatures will ensure this continues.

Petpiggies micro pigs attend NABS 'Stranger Than Summer' event

'An incredible night of summer tales and intriguing delights'

The Ultimate Visual Size Comparison Guide to Micro, Mini & Tea Cup Pigs

The Ultimate Visual Size Comaparison Guide to Micro, Mini & Tea Cup Pigs by Petpiggies

Pigs make fantastic pets for those who love them and have the space, time and resources to ensure the highest levels of welfare necessary for their piggy to enjoy a long and happy life.

Time and time again we hear of the publics misconception of miniature pig sizes, often reading how pigs purchased as 'micro' turning into 20 stone monsters.

VIDEO: Micro pig escapes at The Woburn Abbey Garden Show

Petpiggies micro pigs enjoyed a wonderful sun soaked weekend at The Woburn Abbey Garden Show and found our new piggy play pen wasn't quite as secure for the little ones as we had thought!

Petpiggies micro pigs at The Woburn Abbey Garden Show 2014

Petpiggies micro pigs return to The Woburn Abbey Garden Show 2014 and what a wonderful time was had by all!

For more information on the Woburn Abbey Garden Show click here www.woburnabbey.co.uk/GardenShow

If you are interested in owning a micro pig you'll find lots of useful information at our website www.petpiggies.co.uk

Contact Petpiggies on 01525 288532 or email info@petpiggies.co.uk