potbellied pig


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potbellied pig

n.
Any of several types of dwarf pig originally bred in Southeast Asia, having a saddle-shaped back and usually black or black-and-white coloration, introduced into North America as pets in the 1980s. Also called Vietnamese potbellied pig.
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Potbellied pig, Meeka is kept indoors, has a zebra-skin bed, pink-painted trotters, daily massages and a Hollywood diet.
Continuing the kosher tradition started last year by the late Piggy Sue, an 18-year-old potbellied pig that died earlier this year, Wilbur, also a potbellied pig, will make his public debut as this year's parade mascot.
A MOTHER and daughter who caused unnecessary suffering to a potbellied pig which later died have been banned for life from keeping the animals, the RSPCA said yesterday.
I began tying up Pot Belly Pigs - they got the name because the angler who invented them used bristles from a Vietnamese potbellied pig - with wild boar bristles for the first time this season.
14) In one demonstration, within 30 seconds, a potbellied pig discovered a small box containing marijuana wrapped in canvas cloth.
GEORGE Clooney is in mourning for his potbellied pig Max.
She is a Vietnamese potbellied pig and is described by her carers as "really sweet".
WHEN Cilla the 18 stone potbellied pig and family pet leapt into the Selways'limousine as they were about to leave for their honeymoon, the happy couple were suddenly faced with a pig of a dilemma -ditch the holiday or take the stubborn beast along with them.
Alicia Dacoba and her Vietnamese potbellied pig, Pork Chop, were able to travel in the passenger cabin of a Northwest Airlines aircraft despite the airline's earlier decision to refuse the animal.
The owners of a Vietnamese potbellied pig under a death sentence because of the foot-and-mouth outbreak were hoping the porker will emulate Phoenix the calf as they began a campaign to save their pet.
MUNICH, Germany: A potbellied pig named Spike triggered a pounds 10,000 lawsuit when he fell for a neighbour's Alsatian bitch - and dug his way into the garden next door in search of his sweetheart, wrecking underground water pipes.
Q MY family is thinking about getting a pig, and my husband wants a Vietnamese potbellied pig.