Pygmy Goats as a Pet

Jan 8, 2010 Full story: BellaOnline 10

Pygmy goats are probably some of the most animated pets I've ever had. They are docile, have sweet personalities, and are quite expressive.

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brooke

United States

#1 Jan 11, 2010
i have apet pygmy goat and i lovvve him so much he will chase me around the yard and he is just so sweet they make great pets
guest

Union City, TN

#2 Jan 24, 2010
How much do they cost? What is needed for them? Are the vet and feed bills high? And where can I get one?

“Snow days!”

Since: Nov 08

A winter wonderland

#3 Jan 25, 2010
My boss has a small herd of about 35 pygmies. They are some of the silliest animals I've ever seen. They do tend to get themselves into trouble.
alexis

Darlington, WI

#4 Feb 7, 2010
I wish my dad would let me get a goat. I saw really cute ones yesterday at a farm. But they smell weird!
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United States

#5 Feb 8, 2010
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guest

Union City, TN

#6 Feb 8, 2010
So what is needed for them? How much for vet bills?
Where can I get one around here? Is it expensive to feed them?

“Snow days!”

Since: Nov 08

A winter wonderland

#7 Feb 9, 2010
guest wrote:
So what is needed for them? How much for vet bills?
Where can I get one around here? Is it expensive to feed them?
A couple of things you need to consider is that most towns consider them as livestock & may not allow residents to keep them. They don't do well alone, so you'd need to have at least a couple. Their odor is very strong & most people don't like it. They require vet care & specialized feeding. It is not true that they'll eat anything. Manure has to be dealt with. They can get into anything & everything. Fences need to be built & shelter for colder weather. Pregnancy can also be an issue. Yeah, they're cute, but they aren't for everyone.
brandysbeautysec rets

United States

#8 Feb 11, 2010
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i have apet pygmy goat and i lovvve him so much he will chase me around the yard and he is just so sweet they make great pets
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colin

London, UK

#9 Mar 15, 2013
we are looking to get acouple of pygmies and would like to know were we could get them. i live near scunthorpe
Ann

New Boston, TX

#10 Dec 24, 2013
I love my Pygmy goats their so sweet and they are very defensive! They are also easy to gain trust with!

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