Freedom from discomfort

All pigs should live in a suitable and comfortable environment. A pig’s home affects how a pig feels, thinks and behaves. Providing your pig with shelter and a comfortable resting area is one way you can make sure that your pig stays healthy and happy.

Freedom from discomfort - Pig

Did you know that there is a special law protecting animals?

This law is called the Animal Welfare Act. The Animal Welfare Act says that animals in your care must be provided with an environment, and care that meets their five welfare needs. These welfare needs are five important conditions that animals need to be healthy and happy. These five welfare needs are called the Five Freedoms.

One of these freedoms is: Freedom from discomfort. In this section, you will learn about this freedom and how you can make sure your pig has the right environment and shelter they need to be free from discomfort.


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