Chowder the pig has grown up on a farm surrounded by dogs. The pet pig has stayed by their side for 6 years and now he thinks he is a dog. Instead of the typical behavior of pigs, Chowder tries to bark and guard the house as one of the pack, and his owners are just happy with having such a sociable and intelligent pet.

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Chowder is a Vietnamese potbellied pig, and this breed is known for loving nothing more than a good cuddle.

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First, the farmers didn't intend to keep Chowder as a pet. However, on seeing how the pig became friends with the dogs, they decided to keep him forever.

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Chowder likes to play around together with the dogs. He even seems to consider himself the leader of the pack. The adorable piggy makes sure that everyone has enough food.

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"He even makes noises as if trying to bark," farm owner Shelby Cotton says.

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The owners noticed Chowder's unusual behavior and even bought a collar for the pig just like for a real dog. In the video the whole company looks like characters from a Disney movie:

Friendship between species isn't really all that surprising in the wild. Many animals come into contact to hunt, or to defend a shared territory.

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