Veterinary Care for Pot Bellied Pigs Equiheart® would be happy to come to your farm and care for your pot-bellied pig!
Well Visit Routine At your annual wellness visit we will trim hooves and administer vaccinations for Erysipelas and Rabies.
Deworming Recommendations Your pig should be wormed twice a year using vomec 1% solution for swine. The oral dosage we recommend is 1cc per 50lbs.
Illness in Pot Bellied Pigs One of the first signs of a sick pig is loss of appetite. Also, their hair may stand on end or they may have a hunched back. You know your pig – any change in behavior could be a sign that something is wrong.
We are happy to offer hoof/nail trimming for your pot-bellied pig. To minimize stressing your pig, we will travel to your home and trim your pig's nails wherever they are most comfortable. Once the pigs realize that I am not hurting them, they will typically relax and sometimes even seem to nap. I perform this service without administering sedation or needing you to bring your pig to a stressful clinic.
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"I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals."
– Winston S. Churchill