A pygmy goat is a breed of miniature domestic goat. Pygmy goats tend to be kept as pets primarily though also work well as milk producers and working animals. The pygmy goat is quite hardy, an asset in a wide variety of settings, and can adapt to just about every climate. These goats are pretty much just wacky animals, they like jumping on random surfaces and usually have a good amount of energy. They also need companions, which means if you buy one, you need to buy a second one. Altogether, the pygmy goat makes a great pet.