It is a dog's life for pig Louie in display team


A pig from north Wales is set to join a dog display team.

Ten-month old Louie from Porthmadog, Gwynedd, spends his days training to run a canine agility course - and playing fetch.

He is now so good at running like a hound, owner Sue Williams hopes to make him part of the Cheshire Dog Display Team.

The animal behaviourist says she spotted Louie's talents as she was training dogs in her role as the co-director of the display team.

For the last six months, her favourite little pig has spent every day learning how to run the dog agility course.

In return, he gets his favourite treats - ginger biscuits.

But any hopes that Louie may graduate to competing at prestigious display competitions like Crufts have been dealt a blow.

Crufts organisers say their agility competition is strictly restricted to dogs which are at least 18 months old - and Louie is neither.

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