All posts tagged: micropig

Meet Isabella Boo Boo.

Somewhere in the midst of Arizona’s painted desert, blooming cacti and blue skies – a little, teeny, tiny 7.2 pound pig plays the day away – and her name is Isabella Boo Boo. This little girl is almost a year-and-a-half. She lives with her mommy and daddy, their kitty, Meeee, and their boxer puppy, Skylar. PE🐽NY: Have you always wanted a pig? I did want a potbelly pig in high school and my mother said ABSOLUTELY NOT! Other than that, I mostly always wanted a monkey. Haha. PE🐽NY: What inspired you to get Isabella Boo Boo? We decided on a pig due to animal allergies that I have, and my stepson suffers from asthma and other allergies (he is even allergic to the saliva of Golden Doodles). We researched and learned that a pig was the most hypoallergenic of all animals having hair, not fur.  A pig just seemed right for us.  PE🐽NY: Where did Isabella Boo Boo come from? All things happen for a reason. I was almost scammed by a breeder in Texas and was very close to impulse buying …

Meet Pumpernickel.

Sweet itty-bitty Pumpernickel comes to us from Orange County, New York.  At five-months old and weighing in at a whopping six pounds, this little guy will make you smile.  Pump lives with his lovely mama, Alex, and her family (mom, dad and brother). Here is their story as they learn the piggy way. PE🐽NY: What inspired you to get a pig?  Honestly, I don’t even know how I arrived at the idea of wanting a pet pig!  I think it was after I watched the movie Uptown Girls. That movie gave me high expectations of having a pig (lol), and for sure planted the seed.  I was ready for a new pet, and so, on July 27th, 2015, Pump joined our family.   PE🐽NY: Where did you get Pumpernickel?  He came from a breeder called NY Teacup Piggies. We waited about a month for Pump. PE🐽NY: Do you have any other pets? Yes, I have a dog, Penny. She has been a part of our family for years. Penny and Pump don’t really get along that well, …