The 40 Cutest Pets You Also Want to Eat

Farm animals, you may be familiar with them as the meat on your dinner plate. But you’ll never believe how much more amazing they are as pets than food! Prepare yourself for playful pigs and cuddly cows in the most outrageously adorable pet pics ever!

This Little Piggy Screams “Ice Cream!” All the Way Home

This Little Piggy Screams “Ice Cream!” All the Way Home

Is there anything cuter than a pig eating ice cream? How about a pig eating ice cream on a mini picnic table under a mini umbrella? Now we’re talking! Since pigs are omnivores just like us, we can enjoy our favorite snacks together, like chips, popcorn, cookies, and ice cream.

Cream of the Crop

Cream of the Crop

Some pigs are a little more refined and prefer their ice cream in a bowl. In fact, despite the common perception of being dirty, pigs make for very neat and clean pets! They’re much cleaner than our doggie friends (and smarter too)!

Walk the Dog?

Walk the Dog?

Pigs may be smarter, but they enjoy all the same things that dogs do! This pig loves his daily walks with his buddy.

”So These Two Dogs Walk into a Bar…”

”So These Two Dogs Walk into a Bar…”

Playing fetch is great fun, if the puppy doesn’t get the stick first!

Go Pig Racer Go!

Go Pig Racer Go!

This amazing pig is tearing up the agility course! Pigs are clever and easy to train (if you have treats, of course).

Sit. Good Pig!

Sit. Good Pig!

Sit? No Problem! Pigs can learn any command that dogs can, some can even do spectacular tricks.

ROFL

ROFL

They’re not always in the mood to do tricks, sometimes they just want to play!

Look! No Hands!

Look! No Hands!

These little pigs take playing with balls to a whole new level!

”Hey! Wake up!”

”Hey! Wake up!”

Sometimes it’s only the dog who wants to play, but this pig doesn’t seem to mind.

Attack of the Puppies

Attack of the Puppies

This pig is just happy to be a part of the pack!

Touchdown!

Touchdown!

Pigs love playing with balls and sticks just like dogs, but they also like to play with something a little more sophisticated…

Flappy Pig

Flappy Pig

Believe it or not, this pig is playing a video game! Pigs have learned to play basic video games, something even man’s best friend, the dog, can’t!

Right There, That’s the Spot!

Right There, That’s the Spot!

Keeping your beloved pet clean can be an uphill battle, but not with pigs! They love bath time.

Hot Tub Pig Machine

Hot Tub Pig Machine

If the tub is too small, a kiddie pool works too.

Someone’s Sleeping on the Couch Tonight

Someone’s Sleeping on the Couch Tonight

Even more than snacks and baths and play time, pigs love napping. They’ll sleep on the couch…

Working like a Pig

Working like a Pig

They’ll take a quick nap after doing your taxes (just kidding!)…

Like Two Pigs in a Pod

Like Two Pigs in a Pod

They’ll sleep snuggled up with their best friend…

Pig in a Blanket

Pig in a Blanket

And they’ll definitely hog all the blankets!

Litter of Puplets!

Litter of Puplets!

With all of these clean, smart, adorable pet pigs running around, you’d think dogs would be feeling a little competitive. But they love pigs just as much!

This Pooch is Gentle as a Lamb

This Pooch is Gentle as a Lamb

This dog’s even bottle feeding a…wait, that’s a lamb! As wonderful as pigs are, they aren’t the only farm animals that make great pets!

Everything’s Cuter in a Sweater

Goats also make fantastic pets, like this adorable baby goat (called a kid, no kidding)!

goatsweater

Walking the Kids

Walking the Kids

Just like dogs and pigs, goats love to go for walks!

Watching Over His Kid

Watching Over His Kid

Dogs love goats too, I bet this little guy is feeling pretty safe with his friend watching over him.

C’mere You!

C’mere You!

This bear of a dog likes to give his buddy great big bear hugs!

Red, White, and Baa

Red, White, and Baa

Goats love to have fun too, check out this patriotic kid strutting his stuff for Independance Day.

Surf’s Up!

Surf’s Up!

This outrageous goat lives to catch some sweet waves!

Hay’s for Horses!

Hay’s for Horses!

Even cows have a playful side. Look at this cow jumping for joy as he rolls a giant hay bale down the hill.

Go Fetch!

Go Fetch!

This cow is like a giant dog playing with his ball!

Mmm, Tastes Like Chicken

Mmm, Tastes Like Chicken

Just like pigs and goats, cows make friends with dogs.

Alfalfa and Chill

Alfalfa and Chill

This cow wants to share a snack with his buddy, but he doesn’t seem too interested.

Let’s Name Him Spot

Let’s Name Him Spot

This little cow even thinks he’s dog! He sleeps on the dog’s bed and eats the dog’s food!

Good Luck Getting Him Off the Couch

Good Luck Getting Him Off the Couch

Like any dog, his favorite place to sleep is on the couch.

Cows are Great for Cuddling

Cows are Great for Cuddling

This gentle giant just want a good snuggle.

People Make Great Pillows

People Make Great Pillows

The gang’s all here, time for a group cuddle!

A Girl and Her Cow

A Girl and Her Cow

This little girl brought a baby cow home, and now they’re best friends.

Selfie Time!

Selfie Time!

Doesn’t this make you want to go take a selfie with a cow?

High Fashion

High Fashion

So, still on the fence about whether farm animals can be amazing pets? How about some more adorable pigs?

Like Putting Lipstick on a Pig

Like Putting Lipstick on a Pig

She just loves hamming it up at the beach.

Rubber Ducky, You’re the One!

Rubber Ducky, You’re the One!

Precious pig playing in a puddle with his favorite rubber ducky.

Way Better Than Puss in Boots

Way Better Than Puss in Boots

Finally, the pièce de résistance, a pig in boots. It just doesn’t get any better than that!