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Meet the pig who was rescued from the slaughterhouse and now thinks he's a dog!

Fella goes for walks with his owner's dogs. Photo: ITV News Anglia

A pig who was destined for the dinner plate is enjoying a new lease of life after being saved by a couple in Cambridgeshire.

Fella was rescued by serviceman Dustin Graziotti and his girlfriend Emily Keates, who live in Soham.

Emily Keates rescued Fella. Credit: ITV News Anglia

The pot-bellied/saddleback cross had been headed to the slaughterhouse, but vegan couple Dustin and Emily stepped in to save him.

Now he eats and sleeps indoors - and even goes for a walk with the dogs .

Fella is enjoying a new lease of life. Credit: ITV News Anglia

"Pigs being used for food is wrong.

If I could have a cow in the house, I would. At the moment, we've got a house that can cater for a pig so it seemed selfish not to help him when he was going to be turned into meat."

– Emily Keates, owner

Click below to see Fella in action

Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Claire McGlasson