Carissa Sinclair feeds Charlie the pig a banana

Lynn Lau

Although the Town of Oakville's bylaws forbid livestock, Charlie gets to stay, thanks to a letter from her family physician attesting to Charlie's value as a therapeutic animal that helps his owner deal with anxiety.

Neighbour conflict over therapy pig increases stress in Glen Abbey

Next door neighbours raise a stink after Carissa Sinclair and her therapeutic Vietnamese pot-bellied pig move onto the block.