Receive our eMoosletter to stay informed about farm animal issues, our latest rescues & upcoming events.

THREE BLIND POTBELLY PIGS IN CRITICAL CONDITION

Three potbelly pigs recently came to Woodstock Farm Sanctuary. When they arrived, they were not doing well. They could not see and poor Leroy couldn’t even walk. While they have improved so much over the last few months, they still need your support. They need urgent care right now to keep improving —will you please help them?

Potbelly pigs Leroy, Oscar, and Lola came from a severe neglect and hoarding case. They were left to eat themselves sick with improper diets of cake, dog food, and table scraps. That’s so dangerous for animals, especially pigs who have been bred to grow excessive amounts of weight.


All three of them arrived at the Sanctuary “mechanically blind,” meaning that they are so overweight that they cannot see. Oscar and Lola were having difficulty walking, and poor Leroy couldn’t even get up. While they still have a long way to go, we will never give up on them.

At the vet, Leroy was so terrified, not being able to see or move, that we thought he might have a heart attack and never make it home.

Now safe at Woodstock Sanctuary, our caregivers put a gentle hand on Leroy’s back and talk softly to calm him, and you can see him relax. He knows we’re here to help.

It’s going to be a long, challenging road to recovery, but we won’t give up on them.

We need your help now more than ever. We have our hands full with Lola, Oscar, and Leroy, two baby calves, and nearly 400 other rescued animals to care for. Vet bills are through the roof, but we will do whatever it takes to get these poor pigs healthy.

We can’t do this without you. Thank you, from the bottom of my heart, for always being there for the animals, especially in times of desperate need like this.


For the animals,

Hervé Brueil
Shelter Manager