It was really fun when stars like Ariana Grande and Miley Cyrus got these cute little pet pigs over the past few years. Many people ran out to get their kids these cute little pigs. The only issue is, they didn't realize they don't stay that size forever.
Animal shelters around the country are inundated with these so-called mini-pigs that didn't stay so mini. A lot of owners are saying that they got duped by breeders who claimed they had a special breed of the potbelly pig would not get any larger than 20 pounds.
The owners who are surrendering these pigs are doing so because they don't have enough room for them now that they're full grown at around 150 pounds. Many shelters say they have taken in hundreds of full-grown pigs over the past few years and are running out of room themselves.