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Choosing a pig has to be done with the utmost care. Unscrupulous dealers sell pigs that they claim are the pot-bellied variety, but are in fact not. Beware -- average pigs of "standard" breeds, such as the Poland China or Chester White, can weight 500-900 pounds as adults.

thedog-maonline.com
(404) 218-8863
online store with local delivery in North GA
Woodstock, GA

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Bella Dogga
(678) 648-7166
7920 Robin Road
Cumming, GA

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Melia Luxury Pet
(888) 738-3863
185 Laredo Dr.
Decatur, GA

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PetWellbeing.com
(877) 633-2401
73 Southwoods Parkway Suite #150
Atlanta, GA

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Southern Pet Sitters
(912) 764-4738
PO Box 223
Statesboro, GA

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(770) 856-4900
1435 Hampton Hill Dr
Alpharetta, GA

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(478) 285-5244
107 Valley Lake Dr
Perry, GA

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Shore Dog
(404) 288-0809
60 Wiltshire Drive
Avondale, GA

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(678) 382-0218
4980 Hammermill Rd
Tucker, GA

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4955 Sugarloaf Pkwy
Lawrenceville, GA

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What to Expect from a Pet Pig

By Yona Zeldis McDonough for WebVet

Before getting a pet pig, it’s best to have all the facts. Every year, many pet pigs are abandoned to shelters because their owners didn’t have a clear idea of what to expect. Pigs can make lovable pets but can be high maintenance. Pot-bellied or Vietnamese pigs are making their way into more and more homes, and not just those down on the farm.

Is owning a pig legal in the city?

Some urban areas are zoned for pigs, but many are not. Check for local ordinances before moving ahead. If finding this information is difficult, one might consider contacting an animal law attorney .  Some people keep pigs in the yard, but this is not a viable option if the pig is left alone for any length of time; lonely pigs will scream. The pig will need to live indoors, though he should be walked (a leash and harness are fine) on a regular basis. For sleeping, he needs a spot with soft bedding, away from any drafts.

Choosing a pig has to be done with the utmost care. Unscrupulous dealers sell pigs that they claim are the pot-bellied variety, but are in fact not. Beware -- average pigs of "standard" breeds, such as the Poland China or Chester White, can weight 500-900 pounds as adults. Ask to see the stock that confirms the offspring are small, and that both parents and piglets are accustomed to human contact.

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Opinion Corner
Pet Owners in Georgia shared their opinions about Pet Owner Survey
Do you own any pets?
Yes: 85%
No: 14%
What type(s) of pet(s) do you own? (Select all that apply)
Dog: 71%
Cat: 51%
Bird: 5%
Small pet (e.g. rabbit, hamster, ferret): 10%
Exotic pet (snake, lizard): 7%
Fish: 17%
Horse: 2%
Pig: 0%
Other farm animal: 0%
Other: 2%
What types of pet information do you most frequently seek out on the Internet? (Select all that apply)
Health-related symptoms (vomiting, diarrhea, limping, etc.): 58%
In-depth information about your pet's health (allergies, ticks and fleas, nutrition, etc.): 46%
Cute pet pictures or funny videos: 33%
Pets in the News (hero stories, photo contests, etc.): 17%
Breed information or place to adopt a pet: 23%
Finding a vet for your pet: 10%
Alerts (pet food recalls, seasonal alerts, etc.): 33%
Other: 5%
How important is it that the medical/health-related content you find is veterinarian-approved?
Not at all important: 0%
Not that important: 10%
Neutral: 20%
Important: 30%
Very important: 38%
Source: Survey.com