Another U.S. City Considers Extending Rules for Potbellied Pigs as Pets

Las Vegas ordinance could help more pigs become pets

Potbellied pigs have grown in popularity, in many places faster than city codes and regulations can keep up. Swine statutes have often remained restrictive, relegating potbellied pigs to rural areas.

The Las Vegas City Council will take up a new proposal later this month that would allow up to six pigs on city lots, depending on size. Until now, the cap in the city has been one potbellied pig per property…with size restrictions…