proudly powered by the passionate pet lovers at
purina

Search & Adopt a Pig

 
 
 
Find photos of Pigs for adoption near you. Read profiles of Pigs personalities.
Give a healthy Pig a home. Why buy a Pig for sale when you can adopt?
Use Search Saver. We will e-mail you when we find a Pig in your area for adoption.
purina

What to Consider Before Adopting a Pig.

By Adopt-a-Pet.com

We are happy that you have decided to adopt a Pig. Pig adoption is a wonderful way to provide a Pig a second chance and caring environment. Most pets arrive at shelters because the owner had to move, could no longer afford the pet, had a death in the family, or simply gave up the responsibly of being a care taker for a Pig. Before bringing home a Pig, make sure you have considered the full impact of your decision. Below is a brief overview of the type of needs a Pig might require and what you will need to consider for the life time care of a Pig.

First most, understand that no matter what, even if you buy a Pig for sale, or adopt, as a new pet owner it is your responsibility to care for the Pig itís entire lifespan. Part of that responsibility is taking time to understand the basic needs of a Pig. At the top of that list should be getting know the diet of a Pig. Find out how often and what a Pig needs to eat. Next, what shelter do you need to provide? Get to know what habitat a Pig is accustom to, what temperature will the Pig need to maintain, and what range of temperatures are acceptable for a Pig to survive.

Itís usually a good idea to get to know a little more about Pig habits, temperament and relationship with humans before adopting a Pig. For example, can you handle a Pig. What is an indicator if a Pig is being aggressive and senses fear? Some pets will maintain much more happiness as long as they live socially, does a Pig need a companion pet in order to live happily? What exercise does a Pig need regularly?

Pig adoption can be an enriching experience, and is a big decision. Whatever pet you adopt will demand certain lifestyle changes, and a financial commitment. Estimating the monthly costs of owning a pet is just as important as making sure you have the time and motivation to feed the Pig when necessary, and provide a safe environment to live.

 

Humane America Animal Foundation, dba Adopt-a-Pet.com, is a non-profit, tax-deductible 501(c)(3) adoption advertising charity. Our mission (and passion) is to help
get homeless pets out of the shelters and into loving homes. Let us know what you think! Suggestion & Comment Box
© 2004-2014 Adopt-a-Pet.com - All rights reserved