PPN Board of Directors Profile of Julie Pochron

Julie Pochron Pic In 1998, picked out of a birdcage that hung in a pet store window in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Emmett was carried on a plane to his new home in NYC. He was a “teacup mini” promised to be 10 pounds when fully grown. Julie and Emmett met Susan at Ross Rill Farm soon after which was also when Susan broke the news that Emmett, when full grown, would be about 130 pounds. 16 years and yes 130 pounds later, Julie and Team Emmett have been friends and supporters of RMF and PPN.

Professionally, Julie is a photographer, photography professor, and owner of Pochron Studios, a photographic print studio. Julie and her husband Murphy live and work in Brooklyn with their pigs Emmett and Pygmy, their dog Goose, and cat Noodles.

 Julie was elected to the PPN board in early 2014. She works with the sponsorship of pet pigs waiting for permanent homes.