Jimmy Dean Pig

Gentle Giant

Jimmy Dean is the biggest and most gentle pig at Shepperly Farm. He might be a pig, but sometimes he behaves more like a dog! When it's snack time, if you call Jimmy's name, he will come running for snacks no matter where you are! He even knows how to shake- except he does it with his nose. He may be large and in charge, but don't let his size make you nervous. There is no sweeter pig anywhere! 

Pictures of Jimmy Dean

Shepperly Farm Fun Facts

A common misconception is that pigs are sweaty, when in fact pigs hardly have any sweat glands! That's why in order to escape the heat, pigs wallow around in the cool mud.

Most pigs are highly sociable animals. In fact, they love to snuggle up close together, especially nose-to-nose.

Pigs have four toes on each foot, but they only use two to walk.

China is home to the most domesticated pigs in the world, with the United States ranking 2nd. But in Denmark, there are twice as many pigs as people!

Not only are pigs very intelligent animals, but they also have a great sense of direction. They have been known to find their way home across great distances.

Shepperly Farm Petting Zoo

Where Fur and Fun Meet

Join us at Shepperly Farm Petting Zoo, where our animals are family. We have over 100 animals who love to be around people. All of our animals love to be pet, scratched and loved on by our visitors to the farm. We hope you come to Shepperly Farm and learn something new and leave with a new found appreciation and respect for animals. But it's not just animals here- we also have concessions, yard games and a party room with vintage, coin-operated arcade games. 

So come down to the farm, relax, and have fun with our furry pals! 

Shepperly Farm Petting Zoo

Meet Our Furry Friends

We are proud to have over 100 animals at our petting zoo for your family to enjoy. All of our animals are taken care of and loved every day. We have wallabies, chickens, goats, alpacas, rabbits, donkeys, ponies, ducks, pigs and more. During your time here, feel free to pet, scratch and love on all of the animals who call this farm home. Animals can provide great comfort and relaxation, so we hope your soul feels refreshed after visiting Shepperly Farm Petting Zoo in Cañon City, Colorado.

Enjoy meeting all of our furry friends here at Shepperly Farm Petting Zoo! 

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