Piglet arrested in Eugene

On June 21 Oregon State Police received a report of a dog running southbound in the northbound median of I-5 near MP 191 south of Eugene.


Troopers arrived in the area only to discover the animal reported was not a dog but a piglet. The female piglet is approximately 30 to 40 pounds in size and white with black spots. It is estimated she is approximately three to five weeks old. There were no identifying collars, tags, or information on the pig to assist in notifying the owner. The pig was taken into custody and transported to the 1st Avenue Animal Shelter in Eugene.

The owner is asked to call the OSP Springfield Area Command at 541-726-2536 or the 1st Ave Shelter at 541-844-1606.