Pig on Wheels -  Chris P. Bacon

Pig on Wheels – Chris P. Bacon

Prospects for a disabled farm animal born without the use of its hind legs are normally grim.

That is not the case for Chris P Bacon, a month-old piglet from Florida whose videotaped struggle to learn how to use a tiny wheelchair has turned him into an internet sensation.

Pig on Wheels at the vet -  Chris P. Bacon

Pig on Wheels at the vet – Chris P. Bacon

“He’s cute. He grunts. And he’s got a pretty cute little wheelchair,” said veterinarian Len Lucero, trying to explain why his YouTube video of Chris’s exploits have logged more than 474 000 views in two weeks.

Pig on Wheels with Dad and Doinky

Pig on Wheels with Dad and Doinky

Videos

Pig in Wheelchair – Chris P Bacon

Teaching a 10 day old pig to use a wheel chair made of toy parts.

Pig in Wheelchair – Chris P Bacon

Pig without wheelchair – Chris P. Bacon

Pig with birth defect, cannot use back legs, but still gets around

Pig without wheelchair – Chris P. Bacon

Time to Play – Chris P. Bacon

Playing with Chris P. Bacon Pig on Wheels

Time to Play – Chris P. Bacon