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'Pig' the half-dog becomes huge Facebook star

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The odd looking pooch was born with “short spine syndrome."

“She’s missing probably seven inches of spine, her hips and her joints are way up high at the base of her spine, and none of them are in the right position,” owner Kim Dillenbeck told Sky News.

Kim said the condition doesn’t slow “Pig” down at all. The animal has to turn her entire body to see since she has virtually no neck, and she tends to fall over from time to time.

But Metro says Pig “walks like a gorilla, jumps like a frog, and tumbles like a toddler.”

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When Kim realized Pig was getting a lot of attention, she started a Facebook page dedicated to her. Already, nearly 30,000 people have “liked” the page.

 Dillenbeck took Pig in after she was abandoned as a puppy. It’s been a love affair ever since.

Pig does suffer from respiratory issues due to her condition. Veterinarian Rachael Hudson-Breland said it’s not a huge problem, and it allows her staff to see one of their favorite patients.

“The whole clinic loves her,” Breland said. “She comes in and she’s a rock star here.’’

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