People of Pittsburg: Joe & Emma Pecnik

Goat, mmaaaan’s best friend Val Vita | Managing Editor Joseph Pecnik was reading a local newspaper in April when he noticed an ad about a woman who was selling goats for $30. That was the day he bought Emma, a nine-month-old Spanish mountain goat. Pecnik, who adopted her as a pet, gives her food, love and attention, as if she were a dog. Emma can be seen in front of Pecnik’s house on Joplin Street (between Fourth and Fifth streets), and she can be spotted nightly around town when he takes her on walks. “Goats can make better pets than a dog,” Pecnik said. “A lot of people ask me why do I have a…