Pot-Belly Pig

WPig Permit Possible
9:22 am
Fri September 28, 2012

Keokuk to Talk Bacon Next Week

Bacon the Pig

The Keokuk City Council could decide what how to classify certain animals next week.

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Request to Own Pot-Belly Pig
8:53 am
Fri September 7, 2012

Keokuk City Council Considers "Bacon"

Bacon the pot-belly pig

Angelica Finch says even though her family has only owned "Bacon" for a few weeks, he has become part of the family.

"Bacon" is a two-month-old miniature pot-belly pig given to Finch's five-year-old daughter as a birthday present.

Finch says she did not know that pot-belly pigs were prohibited in Keokuk until the animal control officer told her he had received a complaint from a neighbor about "Bacon."

That prompted Finch to ask the Keokuk City Council to change city law to include pot-belly pigs as domestic animals, similar to cats and dogs.

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