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My 9 mo old pot belly pigs eyes are swollen shut. And very
My 9 mo old pot belly pigs eyes are swollen shut. And very itchy. I do not have many knowledgeable vets in my area at all. One just told me to give her ibuprophen but i did not give it because everyth… read more
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Hi, we have a 5 week old potbelly pig and she hasn't pooped in 48 hours. We've tried raisins and olive oil in her food with no success. … read more
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Dr Linda
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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Several arthritis in his his leg. My Pot belly pig is a
Several arthritis in his his leg. My Pot belly pig is a large boy and he is 14 years old. He was managing still getting out of his box, with a little limping yesterday. Today the leg is swollen and he… read more
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Dr Linda
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Five year old pot belly pig, we just moved to a cold climate
Five year old pot belly pig , we just moved to a cold climate she is a house pig but is slightly over weight and has developed a limp in her left front leg, her hooves are not long at all but it's rea… read more
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Anna
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My mini pig is about 50 to 60 and 5 year old. How much
My mini pig is about 50 to 60 and 5 year old. How much Glucosamine/ Chondroitin can I give her? … read more
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I have a 3 year old pot belly pig who has been limping for 3
hi. i have a 3 year old pot belly pig who has been limping for 3 weeks despite meds - topical and oral. Vet came out and said she probably just bruised it, but truthfully i don't have much faith in hi… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
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I was walking in my neighborhood the other day and I came
I was walking in my neighborhood the other day and I came across one of the yards with a pet pig. At first I was quite surprised. The pig is about small to medium size and is very friendly. They said … read more
Dr Linda
Dr Linda
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Doctoral Degree
1,683 satisfied customers
I have a very sick mini pot belly pig. It started Friday
I have a very sick mini pot belly pig. It started Friday night. She was fine, but at bedtime I noticed she was limping on her front right leg. Would not bate any weight on it. I thought maybe it was a… read more
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Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
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I have a 3 yr old pot belly pig she has been shaking her
Hi I have a 3 yr old pot belly pig she has been shaking her head for quite awhile she has had 2 different rounds of ampicillion 500mg with no improvement what can it be as we no longer have a pig vet … read more
Dan C., DVM
Dan C., DVM
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
183 satisfied customers
My mini/pot belly pig is loosing a lot of hair. she
hello. my mini/pot belly pig is loosing a lot of hair. she has long fine hair. she is getting light patches of what look like dry spots with no hair and is shedding the long hair. she has always had w… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,293 satisfied customers
I'm worried that one of our mini pot belly pigs ate a couple plums (from our tree) pi
I'm worried that one of our mini pot belly pigs ate a couple plums (from our tree) pit and all. ...We have goats and I know this can be very bad for them. Is this life threatening for the piggy?? She … read more
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Dr. B.
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My 13 yr old pot bellied pig has inflamed toes and her hooves are starting to turn/curl a
My 13 yr old pot bellied pig has inflamed toes and her hooves are starting to turn/curl a little. Could this be like laminitis is horses? She had what I thought was a slice on the bottom of her foot a… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a potbelly pig that is about 3 or 4 months old. A few
I have a potbelly pig that is about 3 or 4 months old. A few weeks ago I switched her from oatmeal to mini pig pellets and she ate them for about a week. I don't think she was drinking enough water lo… read more
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Expert
I have a female pot belly who gave birth about a month ago.
I have a female pot belly who gave birth about a month ago. I have not removed the piglets from her area until today. She has steadily been loosing weight and I have been feeding her a lot more calori… read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
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Doctoral Degree
2,779 satisfied customers
hello, my 2.5 year old pot belly pig has just started limping,
hello, my 2.5 year old pot belly pig has just started limping, I trimmed her hooves recently, so they are tidy, it is her left back foot, she doesn't mind when I rub/touch it , apart from perhaps some… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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our one and a half year old pot belly pig is having problems
our one and a half year old pot belly pig is having problems with her back legs, when she walks and eats, shes ok. But the back legs give out and she will try and sit but squeels (however you spell it… read more
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Dr. Jill
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Doctoral Degree
289 satisfied customers
Hello!! I have a 6 year old equine mare that was diagnosed
Hello!! I have a 6 year old equine mare that was diagnosed with Laminitis. We live in a rural community and large animal vets are few and far between. What I have tried is not working. I have been giv… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
i have a nine year old female pot belly. about two years ago
i have a nine year old female pot belly. about two years ago the vet who come out to trim her hooves must have used dirty clippers and infected her with a thrush infection that we have been fighting e… read more
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