Pig who was found in the snow moves to sanctuary, acts just like a dog

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Pig Rescued from Road During Snowstorm Now Acts Just Like A Puppy

A baby pig was given a second chance at life thanks to a family that came across him freezing in the snow during Winter Storm Jonas.

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The Smith family of Maryland saved the piglet they named Wee Wee and now the tiny creature will be brought to the Popular Spring Animal Sanctuary.

Terry Cummings, director of the sanctuary tells INSIDE EDITION that she's never seen a pig like this. He acts like a dog, likes being held and comforted and they have a volunteer dedicated to stay with him all the time.

She also believes that Wee Wee must have fallen off the back of a truck that was headed to a slaughterhouse due to the bruises on his body.

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Pig who was found in the snow moves to sanctuary, acts just like a dog
POOLESVILLE, MD - JANUARY 27: Wee Wee the piglet eats at Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary January 27, 2016 in Poolesville, Maryland. The Smith family rescued the piglet during winter storm Jonas and cared for him at their home for several days before bringing him to Poplar Spring Animal Animal Sanctuary. (Photo by Sara Kenigsberg/Getty Images)
POOLESVILLE, MD - JANUARY 27: Catherine Smith, 12, watches over Wee Wee the piglet at Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary January 27, 2016 in Poolesville, Maryland. Smith and her family rescued the piglet during winter storm Jonas and cared for him at their home for several days before bringing him to Poplar Spring Animal Animal Sanctuary. (Photo by Sara Kenigsberg/Getty Images)
POOLESVILLE, MD - JANUARY 27: The Smith family look on as Wee Wee the piglet eats at Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary January 27, 2016 in Poolesville, Maryland. The Smith family rescued the piglet during winter storm Jonas and cared for him at their home for several days before bringing him to Poplar Spring Animal Animal Sanctuary. (Photo by Sara Kenigsberg/Getty Images)
POOLESVILLE, MD - JANUARY 27: Wee Wee the piglet rests at Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary January 27, 2016 in Poolesville, Maryland. The Smith family rescued the piglet during winter storm Jonas and cared for him at their home for several days before bringing him to Poplar Spring Animal Animal Sanctuary. (Photo by Sara Kenigsberg/Getty Images)
CHEVY CHASE, MD - JANUARY 25: Catherine Smith, 12, feeds Wee Wee the piglet January 25, 2016 in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Smith and her family rescued the piglet during winter storm Jonas and cared for him at their home for several days before taking him to Poplar Spring Animal Animal Sanctuary in Poolesville, Maryland. (Photo by Sara Kenigsberg/Getty Images)
CHEVY CHASE, MD - JANUARY 25: Catherine Smith, 12, watches over Wee Wee the piglet January 25, 2016 in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Smith and her family rescued the piglet during winter storm Jonas and cared for him at their home for several days before taking him to Poplar Spring Animal Animal Sanctuary in Poolesville, Maryland. (Photo by Sara Kenigsberg/Getty Images)
CHEVY CHASE, MD - JANUARY 25: Catherine Smith, 12, feeds Wee Wee the piglet January 25, 2016 in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Smith and her family rescued the piglet during winter storm Jonas and cared for him at their home for several days before taking him to Poplar Spring Animal Animal Sanctuary in Poolesville, Maryland. (Photo by Sara Kenigsberg/Getty Images)
CHEVY CHASE, MD - JANUARY 25: Catherine Smith, 12, carries Wee Wee the piglet January 25, 2016 in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Smith and her family rescued the piglet during winter storm Jonas and cared for him at their home for several days before taking him to Poplar Spring Animal Animal Sanctuary in Poolesville, Maryland. (Photo by Sara Kenigsberg/Getty Images)
CHEVY CHASE, MD - JANUARY 25: Catherine Smith (R), 12, and a friend have a snow day with Wee Wee the piglet January 25, 2016 in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Smith and her family rescued the piglet during winter storm Jonas and cared for him at their home for several days before taking him to Poplar Spring Animal Animal Sanctuary in Poolesville, Maryland. (Photo by Sara Kenigsberg/Getty Images)
POOLESVILLE, MD - JANUARY 27: The Smith family and Wee Wee the piglet arrive at Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary January 27, 2016 in Poolesville, Maryland. The Smith family rescued the piglet during winter storm Jonas and cared for him at their home for several days before bringing him to Poplar Spring Animal Animal Sanctuary. (Photo by Sara Kenigsberg/Getty Images)
POOLESVILLE, MD - JANUARY 27: The Smith family and Wee Wee the piglet arrive at Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary January 27, 2016 in Poolesville, Maryland. The Smith family rescued the piglet during winter storm Jonas and cared for him at their home for several days before bringing him to Poplar Spring Animal Animal Sanctuary. (Photo by Sara Kenigsberg/Getty Images)
CHEVY CHASE, MD - JANUARY 27: Catherine Smith, 12, holds Wee Wee the piglet in the car January 27, 2016 in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Smith and her family rescued the pig during winter storm Jonas and cared for him at their home for several days before taking him to Poplar Spring Animal Animal Sanctuary in Poolesville, Maryland. (Photo by Sara Kenigsberg/Getty Images)
CHEVY CHASE, MD - JANUARY 27: Catherine Smith, 12, holds Wee Wee the piglet in the car January 27, 2016 in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Smith and her family rescued the piglet during winter storm Jonas and cared for him at their home for several days before taking him to Poplar Spring Animal Animal Sanctuary in Poolesville, Maryland. (Photo by Sara Kenigsberg/Getty Images)
POOLESVILLE, MD - JANUARY 27: Perry Smith plays with Wee Wee the piglet at Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary January 27, 2016 in Poolesville, Maryland. The Smith family rescued the piglet during winter storm Jonas and cared for him at their home for several days before bringing him to Poplar Spring Animal Animal Sanctuary. (Photo by Sara Kenigsberg/Getty Images)
POOLESVILLE, MD - JANUARY 27: Wee Wee the piglet plays at Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary January 27, 2016 in Poolesville, Maryland. The Smith family rescued the piglet during winter storm Jonas and cared for him at their home for several days before bringing him to Poplar Spring Animal Animal Sanctuary. (Photo by Sara Kenigsberg/Getty Images)
POOLESVILLE, MD - JANUARY 27: Catherine Smith, 12, watches over Wee Wee the piglet at Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary January 27, 2016 in Poolesville, Maryland. Smith and her family rescued the piglet during winter storm Jonas and cared for him at their home for several days before bringing him to Poplar Spring Animal Animal Sanctuary. (Photo by Sara Kenigsberg/Getty Images)
CHEVY CHASE, MD - JANUARY 25: Catherine Smith (C), 12, and friends watch Wee Wee the piglet January 25, 2016 in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Smith and her family rescued the piglet during winter storm Jonas and cared for him at their home for several days before taking him to Poplar Spring Animal Animal Sanctuary in Poolesville, Maryland. (Photo by Sara Kenigsberg/Getty Images)
CHEVY CHASE, MD - JANUARY 25: Perry Smith carries Wee Wee the piglet January 25, 2016 Chevy Chase, Maryland. Smith and his family rescued the piglet during winter storm Jonas and cared for him at their home for several days before taking him to Poplar Spring Animal Animal Sanctuary in Poolesville, Maryland. (Photo by Sara Kenigsberg/Getty Images)
POOLESVILLE, MD - JANUARY 27: Terry Cummings pets Wee Wee the piglet at Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary January 27, 2016 in Poolesville, Maryland. The Smith family rescued Wee Wee the piglet during winter storm Jonas and cared for him at their home for several days before bringing him to Poplar Spring Animal Animal Sanctuary. (Photo by Sara Kenigsberg/Getty Images)
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"He was very lucky to have fallen into a snow bank and for the Smith family to have cared for him," Cummings added.

The Smith's were on a ski trip and brought him back to their hotel to warm up and get fed. The family patriarch, Perry, tells IE that even though they were emotionally attached to the little pig, they knew he needed a better suited home, as he would grow to be 1,000 pounds.

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The family lives just 40 miles from the sanctuary and they have plans to return and visit their new best friend soon.

Wee Wee will live at Popular Spring for the rest of his life and has 50 new pig friends.

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