PIGS Animal Sanctuary

A place of refuge for abused, abandoned, neglected and unwanted animals.


The Abused


the unwanted


for the neglected

Founded in 1992, PIGS Animal Sanctuary has been a place of refuge. We specialize in the care of potbellied pigs and farm pigs, but shelter other farm and domestic animals as well. The Sanctuary currently provides a cage-free safe haven for approximately 400 animals, including potbellied pigs, farm pigs, horses, cats, dogs, goats and many other species.

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What We Do

We create a place of refuge for abused, abandoned, neglected and unwanted animals.

Many of our feline and canine friends are available for adoption.  For more information or to fill an adoption application be sure to visit our Adoption page.  

We provide Sanctuary Tours from April through October by appointment only.  Be sure to visit our Tour page to set up your appointment.

Tours are available on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month during Tour season. 

Feel free to take a moment to read one of our latest newsletters we call PigTails.

PigTails - September 2013

PigTails - April 2013

PigTails - Spring 2014

Make sure you stop by our PIGS Events page......

mission statement

Welcome to the pig information station.  Here you will find the straight and skinny on the fat and sassy. Think that pigs make wonderful pets?  Check out the link below for more information.  

                                                       The Shelter Workers Guide to Pigs

                                                             Pros and Cons of Owning a Pig

PIGS, Inc., a Sanctuary is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes.


The Sanctuary is a place of refuge to abused, abandoned, neglected or unwanted animals.  The Sanctuary specializes in the care of pot-bellied and domestic pigs, but shelters other farm and domestic animals as well. 

Typically, animals residing at the Sanctuary have complicated medical and/or emotional needs, a history of abuse and/or neglect, diseases or ailments related to factory farming or genetic engineering, and are often considered “un-adoptable”. 

The Sanctuary seeks to find forever homes for many animals, but serves as a permanent home for up to five hundred un-adoptable animals on any given day.



Do you love cats?  PIGS is in need of volunteers who can commit to a minimum of three hours per week (or  bi-weekly) to help us clean the catteries, brush the cats and simply sit and socialize the cats.  If interested in volunteering please use the contact page to email the sanctuary! 


From coffee mugs to t-shirts you can find all your favorite PIGS promotional products at our store.  Whether it's a gift for yourself or a friend you can find just what you are looking for.

100% of the proceeds goes directly back into the Sanctuary. 

Watch the video that went viral this summer of Pigalina & Levi - two sanctuary