2017 Large Animal Proceedings

Pet Pig Practice Background and Basics

Arlen Wilbers, DVM

NAVC Conference Proceedings 2017 Large Animal PET PIG PRACTICE BACKGROUND AND BASICS Arlen Wilbers, DVM Quakertown Veterinary Clinic Quakertown, PA INTRODUCTION Pot Bellied pigs have been in the USA for close to 30 years. Their popularity and initial cost peaked quickly as with most exotic species introductions. However unlike most introduced “pet fads” pig ownership has remained quite strong with new pig owners now being able to easily afford the initial outlay. During these years...