Pigs

Resources About Pigs

A primer on what an animal sanctuary needs training and protocols in place for when it comes to the compassionate care of pigs.
A primer on what an animal sanctuary needs training and protocols in place for when it comes to the compassionate care of pigs.
A short overview of important things to keep in mind when considering living arrangements and social groupings involving pigs.
A short overview of important things to keep in mind when considering living arrangements and social groupings involving pigs.
A short guide on how to be safe around pigs and how to recognize the signs that they want to be left alone.
A short guide on how to be safe around pigs and how to recognize the signs that they want to be left alone.
Indoor and outdoor living space recommendations for pigs
Indoor and outdoor living space recommendations for pigs

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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