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Notts animal rescue centre warns over 'micro pigs'

Demand for micro pigs increased after they became "the celebrity pet" of 2008/09, but experts at a Nottinghamshire animal rescue centre have warned against the latest craze.

Brinsley Animal Rescue Centre has been re-homing micro pigs who have grown to big for their owners' properties.

BBC Inside Out East Midlands' Jon Cuthill reports on the problems which can arise from keeping the animal.


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