Posts in category "pig"

Unlikely Animal Friends

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An orangutan and a dog as best pals makes perfect sense, but how about piglets and a tiger. Sometimes nature is hard to figure out….but adorable. (Thanks to Dennis Damon for the post)   Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely spam free, and you... Read more »

Vaccine to Control Pig Virus

Vaccine to Control Pig Virus
I rarely write about pigs. But those in the farming world are aware of the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv). This virulent disease has been killing pigs across the county. PEDv was first diagnosed in the United States in April, 2013. Since then, it has spread to 30 states and is responsible for more than... Read more »

Selecting a Cold-Blooded Friend, American Veterinary Medical Association

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Not all pets are furry, some are scaly. Dr. Susan Horton, in this video from the American Veterinary Medical Association, talks about alternatives such as snakes, lizards and turtles as pets. (By the way, the way the alligator shown in this video is NOT a good choice as a pet, for starters it’s illegal in... Read more »

Pig Saves Family From Fire, All Are Lucky

Pig Saves Family From Fire, All Are Lucky
Lucky the pig saved a family from a fire on June 8 in Mount Carmel, IL The family pig, named Lucky (of course), jumped into action just after the fire broke out in a mobile home at about 4:40 a.m. The family is staying in a hotel while they figure out what they’re going to... Read more »

Pig Saves Young Goat

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This pig might as well be Michael Phelps, rescuing a goat who was having trouble staying afloat. My question….Did the pig really rescue this goat, or just swim by and happen to nudge the goat the right way? And whatever little push the pig gave the goat was coincidental….and soon the goat was able to... Read more »