Pygmy Goat ~ I had two of these once and they were a handful. Their names were Hansel and Gretel and I came home one day to see traffic backed up on my street. They had climbed the backyard fence and were playing in the middle of the road!
Pet Goats? Why Goats Are Moving From the Barnyard to the Backyard
Goats, although traditionally thought of as farm animal, do make good pets. A perennial favorite in petting zoos, their curious, friendly nature make them good companions. There are a wide variety of breeds available, and the dwarf or pygmy varieties are probably the most commonly kept as pets.