The owneea of a pet pig vowed this week to
appeal a decision by a hearing officer that the animal has
The dispute arose after the Hanes’ neighbor, Ray
Magsalay, made complaints to the city that the odor from the pig’s feces wafted into his property. The Haneses have
accused Magsalay of stalking them.
The family also has a cat and two large dogs, which Mark
Hanes said contributes to about 75 percent of their pets’ animal excrement, leading the Haneses to wonder why the city hasn’t also compelled them to relocate their dogs. Lisa Hanes said she’s had Bruiser certified as an emotional support animal.