PeeWee the Super Pig Visits Orchard Valley Middle School

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WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP – Students in Mrs. Peggy Davis’s Art Class at Orchard Valley Middle School painted portraits of a guest pig on Wednesday, October 28th.
“PeeWee the Super Pig” visited the school with Pig Placement Network (PPN), Sheryl Rotondi and her Assistant, Eileen Wanamaker. The duo visited the Art Class prior to meeting with the Paws for Action Club. Students of club invited PPN to the school to discuss pig adoption. PPN is dedicated to the well-being of the pet pig and finds them foster homes as well as forever homes. Additionally, the network provides support to owners of pet pigs who are considering giving them up.
“Pigs can make great pets, but make no mistake, they will get large,” said Rotondi. “People will advertise for ‘pocket pigs’ or ‘mini-pigs,’ and that is false advertising. That’s how we end up with 100 pigs at the rescue. People will leave them when the pigs get too big. We want to educate people so they know what they are getting.”
PeeWee joined the students in their project, creating art work from a canvas covered with parchment paper that included yogurt-like paste and food pellets.
For more information about the Pig Placement Network, visit their website at www.pigplacementnetwork.org.

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