Pot Bellied Pigs/Pigs


Is the San Diego City ordinance still the same where you may have a pig under 125# and 18 inches? We are thinking of training one for a therapy animal to take to hospitals and rest homes, etc....We live in the SDSU area.

Zoning ordinances are important, but it's also important to consider other potential problems, like home owners association rules. These rules are just as legally binding as any law.

The best thing to do is get a copy of the zoning laws in writing. If they are not on the city website, you may have to pay a small fee for a printed copy. In court, the ONLY thing that counts is the written law. You can not rely on what someone says on the phone, because the court will not consider that at all.

I believe there is a partial database of zoning codes for many cities at www.petpigzone.com  There's also lots of information on what language to look for in the codes, what to watch out for, and how to change the laws.

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Helen Morrison


Pot-bellied or other miniature pet pig care, including diet, housing, training, health care. Can provide information about zoning, adoption, supplies, and organizations. Questions about any kind of pet swine are welcome!


Owning, raising, and caring for small pet swine, including "Vietnamese" pot-bellied pigs since 1992.

Pigs of Great Fortune; FAREC; PigCollaborative

BBA from KSU

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