Little Stevie was released from this life and moved on to joy, beauty and no pain. He had been going down hill for some time. But on Monday March 7, 2022, something had changed. I noticed him chomping his jaw while
Help your Porcine Adjust to a New Human Baby
by Nancy ShepherdAuthor of: Potbellied Pig Parenting Having a pet pig is certainly good practice for becoming the parents of a biological child. However, your only pig child may not see this addition as particularly wonderful. In fact, it’s most
A Special Pig
I’ve had potbellied pigs since 1989 and once in a while, there is just a very special piglet. Granted each pig is unique in his or her own way, but the exceptional pig is just so much fun. Let me
What is a micro-mini pig? What is a mini-pig? Don’t be fooled!
Size is an issue that breeders continually grapple with. The pet market demands a small pig. What is so interesting to me as a past commercial hog breeder is that people think a 90 pound potbelly is BIG. Just let
Sound Advice for Your Pet Pig
Sound Advice for Your Pet Pig Courtesy of The North American Pet Pig Assn. www.petpigs.com Here are some simple things you can do to keep your vet bills down without sacrificing the quality of care that your pet pig receives.
Spring: A good time to “tune-up” your potbellied pig
Spring is here! Besides the usual lawn, garden, camp and vacation planning, I would like to encourage you to add your piggy to this list of spring things to do. Make a renewed commitment to spend more time with your
Potbelly Pig Harnesses
Harness Training Your pig requires a specially designed harness because they have no neck to speak of. A pig can easily slip out of the traditional dog harness so start out correctly with a pig harness. My personal favorite is
Pigs typically have very dry skin and flaking occurs. Here is a secret remedy. A product called Blue Magic can be purchased at most drug stores in the ethnic hair products section. Be sure to purchase the Blue Magic that