Miniature Pig Experience
At The Pigfather we offer a wide range of Mobile Miniature Pig Experiences! From Borrow My Piggy Service, Weddings and Hen Do’s, Corporate and Private Parties to Filming with our Therapy Trained Miniature Pigs hiring our piggies is always a very special occasion!
Experience our friendly and trained Miniature Pigs up close and personal and enjoy this very special treat!
If you would like to find out a bit more about us and our ethics, please, head to our About Us page.
“Borrow My Piggy”
We are the pioneers of the exciting “Borrow My Piggy” Experience. Rent our two miniature piglets for 24 -30 hours and learn what it takes to be a responsible miniature pig owner. There are great benefits of this service including a Free Miniature Pig Course, a Free comprehensive Miniature Pig Care Guide and a priority on our piglet waiting list, to name but a few…..
Micro Pigs for TV, Media & PR
If you are looking for miniature pigs for your next TV, Media or PR campaign, we would be glad to help. Our Miniature pigs come in all shapes and sizes and they all have undergone Therapy Training to ensure they are well socialised and friendly pigs. Featuring in many PR Campaigns and Sky TV “Play Your Pets Right” Children’s show, our piggies are used to being in the spotlight…
Micro Pigs for Business and Corporate Events
Micro Pigs for Parties and Events
Are you thinking of something a little different for your child’s next birthday party? Would you like to surprise your guests at a wedding, reception or a hen/stag party or see our miniature pigs in your media advertising? Our trained pigs can attend many types of events.
Micro Piglets for Sale
Micro Pigs for Schools, Nurseries, Childminder Facilities and Universities
We visit schools, nurseries and universities to give children/students an opportunity to experience a close interaction with our friendly miniature pigs with an educational element.
We are also available for petting sessions, coffee mornings, assemblies and fares.
Micro Pigs for Therapy
We are passionate about our miniature pigs helping disadvantaged children and adults in a therapeutic way. Our pet pigs are the UK’s first Therapy Pigs who have undergone a specialist Miniature Pig Therapy Pet Certification Program accredited by the American Mini Pig Association.
Our mini pigs can attend Care and Residential Homes, Hospices, Hospitals, Specialist Schools and Centres for Children with Short Lives. In addition, we visit Universities and offer students much needed break from their studies…
Miniature Pig Blog
In August 2020 we were asked to provide Borrow My Piggy Private One to One Therapy Experience to a girl with severe anxiety/PTSD.
From being hired by Sir Rod Stewart to many Borrow My Piggy adventures, our Therapy Trained Miniature Pigs have been busy in August 2020!
Sir Rod Stewart and Penny Lancaster hired our Miniature Pigs Biscuit and Popcorn for Borrow My Piggy Experience at Durrington House! At The Pigfather we love Sir Rod Stewart’s music and seeing him in real life was a great highlight of our visit!
What Plants and Foods are Poisonous to Miniature Pigs? In this blog we discuss the most common toxic plants in the UK and foods which should be avoided.
In Part 3 of Miniature Pigs as Pets you will learn if dogs make good companions to Pigs, if Mini Pigs are difficult to keep and if they are noisy animals!
Miniature Pigs as Pets – Commonly Asked Questions. Part 2: Housing Requirements and Permanent Identification of Miniature Pigs
Miniature Pigs as Pets. We answer the most common questions prospective Miniature Pig Owners ask. Part 1: Pigs with other Pets and Buying one or two Pigs
Every Year Mental Health Awareness Week highlights the importance of good mental health. Find out how our Therapy Trained Miniature Pigs can help.
Did you know that Miniature Pigs’ hooves grow constantly? Learn how to trim your Pet Miniature Pig’s Hooves in this blog. We will show you why, how and when to trim the hooves of your Pet Miniature Pig for the health of your pet.
Welcome to Part 3 of our Series. We will be discussing the life of a Miniature Piglet at weaning and beyond. Join us on this exciting adventure!