Blogs: Animal sentience

Animal sentience

Animals live emotional lives. They experience joy, pain, excitement, sadness - the list goes on. Every day, we gain new and fascinating insights into the lives of animals. This blog will bring you stories from our research, as well as the latest and most interesting facts about the animals we protect.   

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Posted on 08 December 2016 by Gemma Carder
Pigs are often associated with negative labels such as ‘filthy’, ‘lazy’ and ‘greedy’. But why is the word ‘pig’ used as an insult, and is there any truth to it?