Pigs

Resources About Pigs

All sanctuary residents deserve access to compassionate euthanasia, should they need it, but finding this for pigs can be especially challenging.
All sanctuary residents deserve access to compassionate euthanasia, should they need it, but finding this for pigs can be especially challenging.
An introductory guide for common pig health issues, illnesses, and diseases. When in doubt, always contact an expert or veterinarian for evaluation!
An introductory guide for common pig health issues, illnesses, and diseases. When in doubt, always contact an expert or veterinarian for evaluation!
Help ensure your pig residents have a happy and healthy life by introducing enrichment strategies for them!
Help ensure your pig residents have a happy and healthy life by introducing enrichment strategies for them!
Pigs are fascinating and complex individuals! Here are some verified fun facts about them!
Pigs are fascinating and complex individuals! Here are some verified fun facts about them!
Although they are similar in many ways, potbellied pigs are different from large breed pigs in a number of ways that can affect their
Although they are similar in many ways, potbellied pigs are different from large breed pigs in a number of ways that can affect their care.
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This list includes descriptions of common plants and other substances that may be toxic to pigs and tips on how to prevent poisoning at
This list includes descriptions of common plants and other substances that may be toxic to pigs and tips on how to prevent poisoning at your sanctuary.

Fun Facts About Pigs

Pigs are able to use mirrors to find food hidden in a space that is only visible by looking in the mirror, indicating a concept of self recognition and understanding of their environment.
Pigs have excellent spatial memories and can navigate and remember mazes quite well! In fact, pigs are able to prioritize what memories are most important. In regards to food, they use memories of food scents and colors to recall which site had the most and best food and how to find it.
While it may all sound similar to us, pigs can distinguish between auditory cues to recognize the identity of the pig vocalizing! Moms can tell the difference between the sounds of their own piglets and the sounds of others!

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