Pot-bellied or other miniature pet pig care, including diet, housing, training, health care. Can provide information about zoning, adoption, supplies, and organizations. Questions about any kind of pet swine are welcome!
Owning, raising, and caring for small pet swine, including "Vietnamese" pot-bellied pigs since 1992.
Pigs of Great Fortune; FAREC; PigCollaborative
BBA from KSU
Pigs do not sweat, they have no sweat glands and cool themselves by rolling in mud. The mud also acts as a sunblock preventing sunburn.
Every pig has a unique personality. Pigs are very intelligent. This combination makes them a charming but challenging house pet.
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Pigs have three sets of teeth in their lives. They are born with the first set. The final adult molars erupt when a pig is about 2-1/2 years old. So, your piggy will be teething for a very long time.
Ok I will explain here as best I can. I don't know where those photos went, but, if you reply to this reply, I will be happy to take more for you, using my small concrete pig as a model. You can find
The ideal way is to teach piggy to let you file hooves with a nail or wood file. Start by teaching piggy to let you play with hooves and feet every night. Just mess with them at first, then use a human
I would not give any wheat germ oil, unless a veterinarian suggests it as a remedy for a health issue. Mini pig food is designed to contain all the nutrition a pig needs. But, it lacks fiber, and pellets
Your message does not indicate where you are, but there is a partial list of vets who see pet pigs at www.farec.org http://www.farec.org/us-vets.htm Dr Wilbers in Quakertown PA will work with other veterinarians