walking piggies... any advice / info / experience?

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avons82
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walking piggies... any advice / info / experience?

Post by avons82 » Thu Jun 09, 2011 9:05 pm

hmmm was thinking of applying for a walking license, on the off chance I may want to walk my kunekune... (I probably won't end up doing it) but wondered if anyone had and advice?

Do they wear a dog harness?

Does anyone out there walk their pigs? Or is it just a silly novelty thing you see on the telly??! :?

thanks! :D
Owner to: 2 kunekune, 2 cats, 2 dogs, one old bunny, a guineapig, a skinny pig, a tortoise and 15 fish! All rescues! :D

ambriel
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Post by ambriel » Sat Jun 11, 2011 9:39 pm

I'd be half minded to walk ours, too, but you can't (yet) get a walking license in Scotland.

I'd have thought a harness was the way to go, rather than just a collar and lead.

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Post by wendy scu » Sun Jun 12, 2011 9:07 pm

definitely a harness s a pig doesn't really have a neck so collars slip off.
but yes, i think its just a novelty thing and as long as your pigs have room (which i think yours do) they won't need it

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Post by emmy j 74 » Tue Aug 16, 2011 1:51 pm

hiya i have just applied for a licence for my kunekune and yes we use a dog harness we training her in the garden to go on it so she be ready hope this answered your question and no its not a silly thing to think that !! do what you want not wat other think !

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