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Tennessee animal control lures loose pig using donuts

By
Daniel Uria
Animal control in Tennessee were able to catch a loose pig using donuts as bait. 
 Photo by Bartlett Police Department/Facebook
Animal control in Tennessee were able to catch a loose pig using donuts as bait. Photo by Bartlett Police Department/Facebook

BARTLETT, Tenn., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Tennessee animal control found a creative way to capture an escaped pig: by luring the animal with donuts.

The loose pig made its way to North Germantown Parkway and Cedars Road as local police used donuts to lure the pig to safety.

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A photo posted to the Bartlett Police Department's Facebook page shows an animal control officer luring the pig using the sweet doughy treat.

Piggy's big adventure. Animal control officers are luring a loose piggy using donuts as bait in the area of Germantown...

Posted by BARTLETT POLICE DEPARTMENT on Thursday, December 17, 2015

"Who doesn't love a good donut?" the post read.

The City of Bartlett Animal Shelter arrived soon after to claim the pig and applauded the officer for her wrangling skills, saying this likely won't be her last encounter with a pig.

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