Creating Compatible Companions

Written by Nancy Shepard It you are planning to add another animal to a household that presently includes a pet pig, there are several guidelines to follow. First, you need to be aware of how your present pig pal will view this idea – I’m afraid it is not...

History of the Potbellied Pig

The history of the potbellied pig today can be traced back to Keith Connell’s import to the US from Canada in the mid-eighties. By today’s standards they were relatively large (60 to 80 kg). They were all black and wrinkled, particularly about the head and face. They...

Common Pig Ailments

Like any animal, pigs are more at risk of some issues than others. If you have one in your home, it’s important to recognize the most common pig diseases, and know when and how to get treatment. As always, an article on the internet is not a reasonable...

Who’s the Boss II

Written by John Vincent Pigs understand physical correction very well. After all, this is how they naturally establish dominance between each other. The correction described below has been used with great and lasting success. The correction is not an overnight miracle...

Who’s the Boss? Part 1

Written By: John Vincent The aggressive pig has become a real problem for many pig owners. Seldom does a week go by that I don’t get a call asking for help with a biting pig. Although my method has lasting success, the longer the behavior goes on, the harder and...