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ANIMAL RESCUE SANCTUARY

A better life for the pigs and paws that cross our path.

INTRO TO WHO WE ARE...

Pigs’ n’ Paws is a non-profit company situated a few km outside of Cullinan South Africa. We rescue pigs who have been abused, exploited, or discarded. Due to the unfortunate interest in getting pot belly pigs as pets in the last decade or so, we have had to open our doors and hearts to numerous pigs in need. We offer all our pigs love, respect and rehabilitation when needed. We find loving homes for the pigs that are adoptable and offer lifetime refuge and sanctum to those who stay.

We are currently the largest Pig sanctuary in South Africa being home to 316 pigs of all shapes and sizes, as well as 3 cows and a good number of dogs. We aim to educate the public about pigs and their choices regarding these sentient beings as well as work with and advise pig owners on how best to look after their pigs to ensure a long, loving, and successful mutual companionship.

Our sanctuary is funded by once off donations from the public, as well as “abillion”, the vegan app, and the monthly sponsorship of pigs.

Pigs’ n’ Paws is a non-profit company situated a few km outside of Cullinan South Africa. We rescue pigs who have been abused, exploited, or discarded. Due to the unfortunate interest in getting pot belly pigs as pets in the last decade or so, we have had to open our doors and hearts to numerous pigs in need. We offer all our pigs love, respect and rehabilitation when needed. We find loving homes for the pigs that are adoptable and offer lifetime refuge and sanctum to those who stay.

We are currently the largest Pig sanctuary in South Africa being home to 316 pigs of all shapes and sizes, as well as 3 cows and a good number of dogs. We aim to educate the public about pigs and their choices regarding these sentient beings as well as work with and advise pig owners on how best to look after their pigs to ensure a long, loving, and successful mutual companionship.

Our sanctuary is funded by once off donations from the public, as well as “abillion”, the vegan app, and the monthly sponsorship of pigs.

HOW CAN YOU HELP?

SPONSOR A PIG

Virtually sponsor one or more of our beautiful pigs. Your monthly contribution will help us feed and care for the animals. You can also visit your sponsored pig(s) as and when you can. Go to our sponsor page to view available piggies to sponsor!

MAKE A DONATION

Your donation will go towards food and the well-being of our sanctuary's animals. The need for more pigs to be housed by the sanctuary is growing and we can't do it without your donations. Please donate to this worthy cause here.

ADOPT A PIG

If you are interested in adopting one of our gorgeous babes and become a pig parent, make contact with us and we will guide you through the adoption process. A site visit might be required. Contact us for more information.

VISIT US / VOLUNTEER

Come visit the sanctuary or be a volunteer to rub some piggy bellies. You are welcome to bring some snacks (fruit and/or veggies) to treat them. You can also bring some brushes as they love being brushed. To visit the sanctuary or to come as a belly rub volunteer please WhatsApp Leslie on 083 651 2082.

REVIEWS WITH ABILLION

The app provides users a platform where they post reviews and recommendations for vegan-friendly food, restaurants and products. You can donate $1 to Pigs 'n' Paws for every review that you post on their app.

OPEN DAY: 30 OCTOBER

We are so excited to share our OPEN DAY with you. It will be on Saturday 30 October 2021! We will be open from 11h00 till 16h00. Entrance fee of R100 per vehicle. Tours to the various piggy camps and yummy foods and drinks available. WhatsApp us on 082 492 6344 for any queries.

Fun Facts Zanne Jordaan
Fun Facts About Pigs

Did you know that pigs have excellent memories. They can remember things for years and can recognize and remember objects.

Zanne Jordaan
Volunteer
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Fun Facts About Pigs

Pigs have a remarkable sense of smell and can smell between mint, spearmint and peppermint!

Darrell Olivier
Chairman
Fun Facts Leslie Giles
Fun Facts About Pigs

Pigs are gentle creatures with a surprising intelligence. Studies have found they are smarter than dogs and even 3 year old children.

Leslie Giles
Director
Fun Facts Antoinette Steyn
Fun Facts About Pigs

Pigs can't sweat. Using mud baths is the way they cool down their body temperature.

Antionnette Steyn
Director