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The proper care and feeding of your mini pig is absolutely crucial to their overall health, well being, and growth/size. As in human beings, a proper balanced and formulated diet will result in proper body structure, health, and happiness of your mini pig....
Mini pigs come in many shapes and sizes and have different genetic origins and backgrounds. All American mini pigs are essentially mixed. Miniature pigs have been sized down and cross bred over...
Education: Mini Pig Size Classifications
When shopping for a mini pig, sizing can be confusing. Pigs come in many shapes and sizes, as well as different breeds. These shapes and sizes are often associated with a labe...
Code of Ethics
Owners will protect their pig from other animals – Owners will be aware that even well socialized dogs can be hazardous to their pigs and will take appropriate action t...
Emergency Medical Information
Learn the Things you need to have on hand for your mini pig in case of an emergency.
American Mini Pig Association strives to help be the voice for American Mini Pigs everywhere. We are happy to answer any questions, offer support, or provide more information about our association....
What Is An American Mini Pig?
Learn the History of Mini Pigs The idea of having a pig as a pet is a relatively new one, although pigs have been domesticated for thousands of years. Many remember the popularity of the Vietnamese Pot-bellied pigs in the 1980's. Unfortunately, this breed grew to 150-200 pounds and Americans realized how difficult a pig of that size was to manage. All the while, scientific and medical laboratories had already developed a smaller version of the full sized, 1000 pound pig for their research needs. Pigs are anatomically and physiologically similar to humans. Creating a manageable, smaller sized pig for use in research seemed like a perfect idea. Labs began selective breeding to de...