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Pot-Bellied Pet Pigs

Mini-Pig Care and Training

by Kayla Mull

  • 122 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by All Pub Co .
Written in English

  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Pets,
  • Swine,
  • Training,
  • Potbellied pigs as pets,
  • Animals / Pets

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages153
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8519405M
    ISBN 100962453102
    ISBN 109780962453106

    As for living accommodations, pot bellied pigs require access both to the indoors and outdoors. They are easily trained to either use a litterbox or to potty outdoors. A pig will choose one part of the yard to poop and stick to this. Pigs love to graze . Get this from a library! Pot-bellied pet pigs: mini-pig care and training. [Kayla Mull; Lorrie Blackburn].

    Lianne is a veterinarian, epidemiologist, and freelance writer who's written nearly articles for The Spruce Pets. Lianne is a veterinarian, epidemiologist, and freelance writer who's written nearly articles for The Spruce Pets. Pigs are very clever, and your pot bellied pig can be house trained with a little patience and lots of : Lianne Mcleod, DVM. The Miniature Pot-Bellied Pig or pot bellied pig is intelligent, clean, affectionate, playful, easily trained and odor free. The Miniature Pot-Bellied Pig is a victim of the exotic animal fad problem. A pound animal is not easily gotten rid of. Most shelters will not take pigs.

    This book has been called "the definitive tome on mini-pig care" in LIFE Magazine. POT-BELLIED PET PIGS explains with words & photos what makes pet pigs so wonderful. Owners, potential owners, & people who like pigs can find out how to get the kind of happy, healthy, pet they always wanted. This practical how-to guide is not only informative, it is entertaining.   (The classic children’s book “Charlotte’s Web” ensures that many pet pigs continue to be named Wilbur.) She keeps him at a friend’s .

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Pot-Bellied Pet Pigs by Kayla Mull Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rooting is the act of a potbellied pig digging and searching with its snout. Rooting is not only an important and innate part of a potbellied pig’s behavior, it’s also incredibly beneficial for its overall health and well-being.

“Pigs use their snouts for fun, to excavate items to play with, but also to dig holes to lie in,” Illescas says. This book includes useful facts and information on Pet Pigs including: Keeping pet pigs in the house - Housebreaking pigs - Keeping pet pigs in the yard - rooting and gardening - Veterinary Care, vaccination and health care - Feeding, Nutrition, Dieting - Training - walking on a leash This book was originally published in Cited by: 1.

Veterinary Care Of Pot-Bellied Pet Pigs 1st Edition by Lorrie Boldrick DVM (Author) out of 5 stars 14 ratings. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book /5(13). For years, Kathleen has brought her expertise, knowledge and understanding of the potbellied pig to pet owners around the world through her Internet site and most recently through her book The Complete Guide for the Care and Training of Pet Potbellied Pigs.

She currently contributes monthly articles to several online publications/5(12). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Pot-Bellied Pet Pigs: Mini-Pig Care And Training at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.4/5(12).

Common Name: Pot-Bellied Pig Scientific Name: Sus scrofa domesticus Adult Size: The pot-bellied pig's body is 8 to 26 inches tall, depending on the weighs up to pounds.

Life Expectancy: 12 to 18 years in captivity, but some can live up to 20 years Difficulty of Care: are smart, and as a pet, a pot-bellied pig requires a patient owner willing to Author: Lianne Mcleod, DVM. We frequently re-visit the book when we have questions or concerns about our pig.

She has acclimated in to the family very well, and we learned a lot about pet pigs from reading this book. We were very thankful to stumble upon this book while researching pet pigs online, and have had a very successful integration because of it/5(76).

The best thing to feed to a pot bellied pig are special mini pig foods you can buy from pet stores, but they also love fresh vegetables. Fresh vegetables are a particularly good choice for pot bellied pigs because they are low in calories, but provide dietary fiber. Since the mid’s, Nancy Shepherd has opened her heart and her home to pigs—big and small, young and old, trained and not-so-trained—because, quite simply, she cares about pigs.

Her interest and devotion has led Nancy and her potbellied pigs to championships and has gained her national recognition for her quality breeding stock.

Pot bellied pigs have been gaining in popularity for several years. Many celebrities have owned pot bellied pigs and in vouchers for Royal Dandie Miniature pet pigs (pigs that stay under 40lbs.) were even given away to some at the Golden.

Miniature & Pot-Bellied Pigs Miniature pigs (especially Vietnamese Pot-Bellied Pigs) are becoming common household pets. These animals can range in size from 40 to nearly lbs.

Vietnamese Pot-Bellied Pigs (VPBPs) were first domesticated in Southeast Asia around six thousand years ago. The only trouble he likes to get in to is that he likes to eat the little plastic tips off the shoe strings of sneakers. But if you put them away, no problem.

He turned out to be a wonderful pet. I purchased a book from Nancy called Potbellied Pig Parenting. It is a great book and I would recommend it to everyone. Because pot-bellied pigs are social creatures, they may become bored and restless when they are expected to spend inordinate amounts of time alone without either human or other animal interactions.

Hence, you need to be creative in providing a pet pig with entertaining distractions. The domestic pig (Sus scrofa domesticus or only Sus domesticus), often called swine, hog, or simply pig when there is no need to distinguish it from other pigs, is a domesticated large, even-toed is variously considered a subspecies of the Eurasian boar or a distinct domestic pig's head-plus-body length ranges from to m (35 to 71 in), and Class: Mammalia.

Vietnamese Pot-bellied is the exonym for the Lon I (Vietnamese: Lợn Ỉ) or I pig, an endangered traditional Vietnamese breed of small domestic pig. The I is uniformly black and has short legs and a low-hanging belly, from which the name derives. The I is reared for meat.

It is slow-growing, but the meat has good names: Pot-bellied Pig. Detailed History Of The Potbellied Pig Depending upon which book you pick up on the history of pigs, will determine how long they say they have been around.

Some believe it is millions of years while yet others hold to the fact that pigs they’re part of creation. Now that you've named your pet pot-bellied pig, you'll need to teach it to respond when you call. Pot-bellied pigs are extremely smart (like dogs and primates) and will learn their name on their own if you consistently call them by their name.

Avoid using a lot of nicknames when trying to teach your pet its name and use positive : Lianne Mcleod, DVM. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Boldrick, Lorrie. Veterinary care of pot-bellied pet pigs. Orange, Calif.: All Pub.

Co., (OCoLC) The Northwest Miniature Pig Association (NWMPA) is a group of potbellied pig owners and other concerned individuals. The mission of the NWMPA is to promote responsible pet pig ownership. Educational activities assist pet pig owners and potential owners by providing information on the health, care and training of miniature pet pigs.

Pot Bellied Pigs. 5, likes 29 talking about this. Resource on Pot Bellied Pigs. United States. Potbellied pigs are different than hogs.

Potbellies are smaller and not traditionally used for meat. They do make a great pet if you have the right environment for them to thrive in. Keeping pot-bellied pigs as indoor pets. I have heard of. Pot bellied pigs are social, fun to play with and trainable. They adapt very well to children, other pets and to the environment.

This guide covers every aspect of the pot bellied pig and it is the only book you will need to make your pot belly pig happy and to Brand: Internet Marketing Business.How big do pot bellied pigs get?

The average weight for a matured pot bellied pig is about 50 kilos ( pounds) while females are about 48 kilos ( pounds) and the height for an average male pot bellied pig can grow up to 14 inches (36 cm) and a female can grow about 13 inches (35 cm) according to breeders.