Hugo Michael was rescued from his life as a breeding stud in a home-based “mini pig” operation where for the first few years of his life he was kept in a small 2×3 foot wooden enclosure and underfed to keep him small. The breeders offered him up on Craigslist after they determined he should no longer be bred due to having “something wrong with his hips”. What they didn’t care to realize is that his muscles were severely atrophied from his malnutrition and lack of exercise. Hugo has nearly doubled in size since arriving at Lasa and no longer hides and grinds his teeth with people approach. He is even known to moonwalk on his back two, very strong, legs when being impatient for his dinner.