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Adopted rescue pig about 6 years old sudden onset having
Adopted rescue pig about 6 years old sudden onset having trouble getting up on hind legs from sitting position. When up walks stuff legged. No lesions noted on back. She is an intact female. No new ad… read more
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My 2 and half yr. old neutered Julianna-pot belly pig began having symptoms about 12 days ago. After urinating he began displaying his penis which he had never done before. He also did it again while … read more
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I have two pot pellied pigs, 9 months old. They have free run on the 20 acre horse farm during the day and are kept in a stall at night. I havent seen any stool in the stall for a week now. I assume t… read more
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We have a two year old pot bellied pig (Smokey), we have had
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I am considering purchasing a Julian pig or mini-pig and wanted
I am considering purchasing a Julian pig or mini-pig and wanted to ask if these pigs stay relatively small? I have heard horror stories of people purchasing them expecting them to stay small and when … read more
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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
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Dr. Loretta
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I have a one month old female pot belly piglet, that was given
I have a one month old female pot belly piglet, that was given to me when she was about 6 hours old from a breeder farm. She was one of the two suvivors of a litter of 12 and apparently the mother rej… read more
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My year and a half old female kune kune pig is off her food
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Dr. Todd
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I live near Carthage, Texas and i have a pot belly pig. i cannot
I live near Carthage, Texas and i have a pot belly pig. i cannot find a Dr. that knows anything about pigs! i have to show them my book so i can get him wormed. i really need some help trimming his ho… read more
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my seven year old pot bellied pig (neutered male) has been
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i have two pigs i bought when they were little, about 3 to
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