Sophia came to SoL severely overweight and very sad. Her family sent her away, blind and in pain from the weight of her body. We are working on helping her be healthy and happy! She has come a very long way!
Penelope arrived a few days after Sophie at ten months old. She was also given away by her family as often mini pigs are. She found a happy home here and is one amazing girl!
Hubert joined our SoL at six months old. He needed a home where he could be a pig and is really getting the hang of it!
In July, 2016 the ASPCA assisted in the largest-ever farm animal cruelty case in the northeast, where more than 1,000 farm animals of various species were living in deplorable conditions on a 70-acre property in Westport, Massachusetts. They found dead, injured, and neglected animals, some with no access to food or water.
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The ASPCA provided care for these animals and later transported them to a temporary location to receive ongoing care until disposition was determined by the court. Once the Court awarded ownership of the animals to the ASPCA, the search for homes began. We were contacted by ASPCA and asked if we could provide a home for two of the pigs. An ASPCA representative visited our sanctuary and we were approved for placement and a grant to help prepare for the arrival of the pigs. After preparation and a very long trip here, we were absolutely thrilled to welcome Wallace and Jasper.
Wallace and Jasper are bonded brothers who will never face cruelty and will only know love, respect, and kindness, and we are honored to be able to provide them with a safe, loving home.
Jasper is taller and thinner than Wally. He is fun loving, playful and loves attention. Wally is a little more shy but is warming up and loves to play in the mud!