Video Footage of “Hug-a-Pig” Shows Violation of Event Rules and Wisconsin Cruelty Statute

Alliance for Animals has sent an urgent email to the Tomah Mayor, Monroe County Agricultural Society, and Monroe County Fair Board urging them to immediately cancel its planned “Hug-A-Pig event” (July 26) in light of video showing abuse of pigs at last year’s event. During the event, teams of participants chase and wrestle a pig … Continue reading Video Footage of “Hug-a-Pig” Shows Violation of Event Rules and Wisconsin Cruelty Statute

Watch Monroe County Fair Hug-A-Pig Footage Here

The following clips are of the 2016 Monroe County Fair's Hug-a-Pig contest. These clips  demonstrate blatant violation of the contest rules and are in violation of Wisconsin Crimes Against Animals statutes 951.01 which makes it a crime for any person to "treat any animal, whether belonging to the person or another, in a cruel manner." This is not … Continue reading Watch Monroe County Fair Hug-A-Pig Footage Here