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Keeping Pet Pigs

Keeping a pig as a pet can be a wonderful pet for your
family. The popularity of keeping pigs as pets is growing
as more and more folks find out what a delightful
pet pigs really do make.

Pigs are very smart animals and can be trained to do
a number of tricks, they can even be house trained.
Some animal trainers even consider pigs to be smarter
or easier to train than dogs and cats.

Pigs are affectionate and funny animals who can provide
their owners with a delightful time.

Keeping pigs as a pet does require the pet owner to
provide a decent amount of care and time, and pigs can
grow to be rather large animals, so space is a requirement.

We invite you to read on by selecting any link below
to find out more information about keeping pigs as a pet.

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then you will find here quality information which will
help make your decision easier.

If you already have pigs as a pet, then we hope your
knowledge will be increased and allow you to help
take better care of your pet pig.

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All about Keeping Pigs as Pets

Appropriate Bedding Material for your Pet Pig
Boy Pig or Girl Pig? How to tell the difference at a Glance
Care of your Pet Pig after Spaying or Neutering
Helping your Pet Pig Manage Pain and Death
How Pigs interact with Humans and Animals
How to Approach a Pet Pig
How to Care for a Pet Pig
How to Care for a Pet Pig's Tusks
How to Care for your Pet Pigs Hooves
How to Catch a Runaway Pig
How to keep a Pet Pig Entertained
How to Prepare your Pet Pig's new Home
How to Weigh your Pet Pig without a Scale
Improving the life of your Senior Pig - General Tips
Improving the Life of your Senior Pig - the Best Diet
Improving the Life of your Senior Pig - Providing Exercise

Introducing your Pet Pig to another Pet Pig
Predators and your Pet Pig
Spaying or Neutering your Pet Pig
The Appropriate Fencing for a Pet Pig
The Best Breeds of Pigs to keep as Pets
The Human-Pig Bond
The Royal Dandie - Smallest Exotic Miniature Pet Pig
Understanding your Pig - the Natural Lifecycle of a Pig
When your Pet Pig goes over the Rainbow Bridge
Where to find the Pet Pig for you - Pig Breeders

Pet Pig Health
A Diet for your Overweight Pig
Arthritis and your Pet Pig
Coccidiosis in Pigs
Colibacillosis (Escherichia coli) in Pigs
Dietary Supplements for your Pet Pig
Greasy Pig Disease (Exudative Epidermitis) in Pigs

How to Care for your Pet Pig's Ears
How to keep a Pet Pig Healthy
How to keep your Pet Pig at a Proper Weight
Hypoglycemia in Piglets
Medicines to keep on Hand when you have a Pet Pig

Pet Pigs and Sanitation
Pigs and Heat Stroke or Sunburn
Pig Tusks Gone Bad
Preventing and Dealing with Infections in your Pet Pig
Sarcoptic Mange in Pigs
Swine Dysentery
Taking care of your Pet Pig's Eyes
Water Deprivation Sodium Ion Toxicosis or Salt Poisoning in Pigs
What to do about your Fat Pig
Your Pig and Flu or Pneumonia

Breeding, Birthing and Piglets
Helping a Sow that is Giving Birth
How to Breed your Pet Pig
How to Care for an Orphaned Piglet - the Solid Stage - Two Year Olds
Stillborn Piglets
The Best Farrowing Pig Pen
The Orphan Piglet - How to care for a very young Baby Pig
Showing & Training Pigs
Beginning Harness and Lead Training for a Pig
Getting your Show Pig Ready for a Competition
How to Select the Right Harness for your Pig
How to Teach your Pet Pig to do Tricks
Raising a Pig as a 4-H Project for Show
Showing your Pig in a Competition
Transporting your Pet Pig

Those Porky Little Piggies
A Look at Some of the Many Breeds of Pigs
Arnold Ziffel the Pig, of Green Acres
Costumes for your Pet Pig
Deep thoughts about Pigs
Fun Facts about Pigs
Pig Breeds - B
King Neptune - the multi-million dollar Pig
Pig Humor
Seeing Eye Pigs?
The Pig War

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We love our pet pig,
even though he may dig,
a hole in the ground,
which turns his feet very brown.

Piggies are fun
when out in the sun.
Playing all day,
till the night goes away.

Eating their chow,
like a big Jersey cow,
they love to eat corn,
for that they were born.

We give them the mash,
full of corn and some stash,
alfalfa and oats,
it's good for their coats.

Pleasure they give,
for that they will live,
pet piggies are smart,
they turn tricks into art.

Pigs are so cool,
they like even the pool,
wetting themselves out in the sun,
getting all tanned like a brown roasted bun.

Going to the fair,
but sporting not much hair,
pigs are all game,
and rarely go lame.

They are a children's delight,
and can stay up all the night,
pigs like to pounce around,
like a jolly fat clown.

I love my pet piggie,
it's a really big, biggie,
and someday I pray,
he'll like the new hay.

Intelligence is one of their traits,
my pet pig can even open our wire gates,
without even a struggle he gets it wide open,
the cows should stay in, I'm always a hopen.

Tippy and Alfred like our pig pet,
and you would too, we're willing to bet.
now this poem is all over,
cause the pigs are out in the clover.

From all the pets at Pet Care Tips:
Tippy, Alfred, T.C. Kitty, Little Cats A, B & C, Miss Patches Marie Kitty,
Shadow and Smokey, Petey Bird and Petunia, Annie & Daisy,
Ralph Turtle and Tommy Turtle, Rocky and Bullwinkle, Huey & Dewey.

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