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We have a small pots belly pig hes around 10months old
hi we have a small pots belly pig hes around 10months old weight about 25 lbs he was very feisty until last Monday when he became lethargic sleeping all the time not interested in food or anthing else… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,294 satisfied customers
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)
19,294 satisfied customers
My pot belly pig was neutered at about 10 wks, everything went
My pot belly pig was neutered at about 10 wks, everything went fine. He will be 1yr in June. About Dec he started leaving this really foul smelling odor where he lays, in my lap mostly. My Vet, Dr Luc… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Board Certified Equine Surgeon
Doctoral Degree
1,205 satisfied customers
I have an 8 year old neutered pot belly pig. He started
I have an 8 year old neutered pot belly pig. He started acting abnormally several days ago.He started wetting his bed. He would eat then go lay down right after. He would tuck his front legs under him… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,294 satisfied customers
I have a new pot bellied pig. Ive had her days and shes only
I have a new pot bellied pig. Ive had her for six days and shes only eaten one of those days and she nibbled the first three. Now, shes not eating and has diarrhea. Her temp is 100.4. No coughing. Jus… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,294 satisfied customers
A potbellied pig is to large to handle. He is sweet
A potbellied pig is to large for me to handle. He is sweet but needs foot care. this last couple of days he has been down and I am unable to get him up. I am trying to give him water and cover him wit… read more
Dr. Jo
Dr. Jo
Veterinarian
BA
2,965 satisfied customers
hello my pet pig last night collapsed whilst eating his dinner
hello my pet pig last night collapsed whilst eating his dinner and now seems to be paralysed down one side, he is 3 years old and seemed fine up until last night , my vet came immediatly and gave him … read more
Andrea Scheer
Andrea Scheer
Mixed Animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
122 satisfied customers
My pig is 22. She is not eating well at all. She is only
My pig is 22. She is not eating well at all. She is only friendly to me, so it is difficult to get anyone to help me. Please give me an idea of what to do. She will eat dog biscuits, but only a couple… read more
JoanNortonVMD
JoanNortonVMD
Post-Doctoral Degree
148 satisfied customers
is it possible to amputate a pot belly pigs leg (hind)and for
is it possible to amputate a pot belly pigs leg (hind)and for her to be comfortable on 3 legs ? she weighs about 80 lbs..she has bad injury from dog attack ,pretty bad leg injury deep wounds dont thin… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
21,344 satisfied customers
I have read that you cannot tell if a male potbelly pig is
I have read that you cannot tell if a male potbelly pig is intact just by looking. I have a stray that showed up and he is acting somewhat like an intact male but all I see is two small bumps. I canno… read more
Dr. Gwen
Dr. Gwen
Veterinarian
Post-Doctoral Degree
480 satisfied customers
I have a 150 lb pot belly pig. The vet gave me 5 ace tabs.
I have a 150 lb pot belly pig. The vet gave me 5 ace tabs. My pig is going to live 1.5 hrs away and he was lame from a bore attack that happened before I got him. I don't want to risk him flipping out… read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
Practicing Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,779 satisfied customers
Hi I have a pot bellied pig who just recently is refusing to
Hi I have a pot bellied pig who just recently is refusing to come inside. He was indoors but has a house in the garden and lately hes just laying in the garden and wont move. We get him up but then he… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
21,344 satisfied customers
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
Dr. Jill
Dr. Jill
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
289 satisfied customers
My one year old potbellied pig started limping suddenly. His
My one year old potbellied pig started limping suddenly. His hoofs look fine although they could use a trimming. Can I give him something to lessen his pain, should I wait or get him to the vet as soo… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
21,344 satisfied customers
My pot belly piggy took a tumble and now has a limp, favoring
My pot belly piggy took a tumble and now has a limp, favoring his back left leg. He still jumps and runs for food. He will let me touch the leg but flinches at the knee. How do I know if it's bad spra… read more
Dr. Gwen
Dr. Gwen
Veterinarian
Post-Doctoral Degree
480 satisfied customers
I have an 11 year old potbelly pig and he is acting as though
I have an 11 year old potbelly pig and he is acting as though he has given up on life.Ican't get him to go outside anymore or move for that matter.He also won't hardly eat or drinkanything.I can't tel… read more
Dr. Gwen
Dr. Gwen
Veterinarian
Post-Doctoral Degree
480 satisfied customers
Tuesday early evening, My pot belly pig and dog played a little
Tuesday early evening, My pot belly pig and dog played a little rough and my pig's ears got messed up. A vet can't get here until next week (too late anyway) and won't give me any advice without seein… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
A vet came out to trim our pigs hooves. He said he looked
A vet came out to trim our pig's hooves. He said he looked up what to do on the internet. We should have stopped him then but we've worked with this office before and been very happy. A "pig catcher" … read more
Dr. Hinson
Dr. Hinson
Associate Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,196 satisfied customers
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