Spotty Dotty and Babe

Two Gloucester Old Spot Pigs available for adoption in Salisbury

pigs available for adoption in Salisbury

Location: Salisbury

Breed: Gloucester Old Spot

Age: 18 months

Size: Approx 2.5 ft high by 5ft long

Spayed: No

Health: No known health issues

About Spotty Dotty and Babe

These two beautiful sisters live on a therapeutic farm for adults and children with learning disabilities. Unfortunately, the farm is no longer able to afford their care and needs to rehome them as soon as possible.

The option of sending them to slaughter to raise money for the farm was considered but the workers and visitors have grown to love them so much that they have asked us to find them a forever home instead.

Both girls are used to having daily interactions with people and they happily co-exist around a variety of animals including; dogs, sheep, alpacas, goats and chickens.

Dotty is the most confident and adventurous of the two, she’s happy to take scratches and belly rubs any time. Babe is a little more reserved and docile, she still enjoys affection but a little more on her own terms.

Not long after arriving on the farm Babe surprised them with an ‘oops’ litter of piglets. She was separated from Dotty to give birth but the sisters were so upset at being apart that they were allowed to co-parent and did a wonderful job of raising five healthy piglets together.

Due to the time-sensitive nature of the situation we are looking for both permanent and temporary homes for these two sweet girls. If you have a space where you can keep them safe and well while we find their forever home we would love to hear from you!

Apply to Adopt

Please note, as well as a completed adoption application form we require several good quality photographs of the areas in which the pigs would live. You should include photographs that give a good idea of the size of the space available, the type and features of the terrain, all shelters that would be accessible by the pigs and the type of containment you will be using (stock-proof fencing, electrical fencing, walls etc.)

You can submit these photographs by emailing us directly at

A member of our team will be in touch once we have received your completed form and photographs.

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Your Name
If your current address is different to the address at which the pigs will be living please provide both
This will help us match you to the best pig/s for your life and family
e.g. good with children, experience around other species, particular size/breed, specific age. Anything you can tell us that will help match you with the best pig/s for you
Not having previous experience will not disqualify you from consideration for adoption, but it may affect which pig/s are best suited to you
If you rent the land the pig/s will live on, do you have permission from your landlord to keep pigs on it for the rest of the pig's life?
Do you already have a CPH number?
Do you already have a herd mark?
A CPH Number and herd mark are required by law to keep pigs, we cannot complete an adoption without them
e.g. fields, hard standing areas, trees, wallow, shrubbery etc.
e.g. stock-proof fencing, electric fencing, hedging, dry stone wall etc.
Are you aware of the medical, feeding, husbandry and grooming costs associated with caring for a pig?
If yes, please provide their name
Do you already have any other pigs?
You may have male and female pigs with only the males (or some of them) neutered
e.g. breed, age, size, temperament
Ideal set up includes separate fenced off and secure areas (ideally next door to each other). Further advice on introductions and set up can be found on our website
If you are applying to adopt a single pig and do not have any other pigs, are you able and willing to adopt a second companion pig from us?
Are you able the transport the pig/s to your home?
Are you happy for us to conduct a home check to ensure that it is an appropriate environment for a pet pig?
Are you willing to provide updates to the old home of any pig/s you adopt?
I have read and agree to the Terms of Sevice

Terms of Service

Please be aware that as a rescue and rehoming service we do not support the slaughter or breeding of animals. By submitting this form you confirm and agree that any animals within your care are kept as companion animals and are not/will not be used for the purpose of breeding or consumption, human or otherwise.