Our Piggy Blog

The Who, What and Why of Adopting the Older Pet Pig

Written by Kay Cranisky Puppies, kittens, piglets... there's no denying those baby animals are cute. When buying or adopting, people usually think "baby." Nowhere is this truer than in the world of pet pigs where smallness is prized and piglets are considered the...

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Is a Pet Pig Right for You?

Owning a pet of any kind is a major responsibility. As their caretaker, you take on the responsibility of keeping the animal in the best physical and mental health possible. That means money, time, and often, an emotional commitment. It also means researching to find...

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Pet Pig Myths and Facts

Here, let's have a bit of fun. Pig myths abound in the world of pets, and we're here to set the record straight! Myth 1: An adult pet pig will only be 20-40 pounds. Fact: If someone told you that, they are lying or very misinformed. The average that we expect a pet...

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Vet Care for Pet Pigs

Ross Mill Farm works with pet pigs on a daily basis. We are often surprised by the number of people who come to us with a pig that has never seen a vet. This is not acceptable – pet pigs need vet care just as much as dogs and cats do. First and foremost, all pigs need...

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10 Facts About CBD Oil for Pigs

  Cannabis, marijuana, weed, Buddha, wacky tobacky, or whatever else you want to call it. The attention on cannabis has increased in recent years. Scientific studies have shown definitive proof that it can help treat various medical conditions such as chronic...

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Hurricane Maria: Two Years Later

In September of 2017, Hurricane Maria slammed full-force into Puerto Rico. The Category 5 storm wrecked devastation all over the island, destroying homes and businesses, wiping out the power grid, and killing thousands of people. With winds reaching as much as 175...

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Dieting an Obese Pet Pig

Overweight and obese pigs are not healthy animals. They suffer both physically and mentally. We offer tips to take your pet pig down to a healthy size so they can live their best life.

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Be Careful Who You Give Your Pet Pig To

So, you want to (or have to) find a new home for your pet pig. Should you accept the first offer you get over the telephone or the Internet? Or perhaps you could give it to your neighbor, a petting zoo, or a farmer down the road? My answer is NO! Please, be careful...

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The 10 Commandments From a Pet Pig

My life is likely to last 15+ years. Any separations from you will be painful for me. Think of that before you bring me home. Give me time to understand what you want from me. Place your trust in me. It's crucial to my well-being. Don't be angry with me for long and...

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