Pigs squeal for many of the same reasons babies cry. Squealing is the basic way a pig communicates feelings of fear and uncertainty. Whether caring for farm pigs or pet pigs, understanding common concerns of pigs is help... More »

Guinea pigs bite as a means of communication or as a response to fear and pain. They may also nip accidentally when seeking to get a treat, and they bite each other as part of dominance behavior. More »

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One can determine if a guinea pig wants to mate by observing its behavior alone and in the presence of the opposite sex. Female guinea pigs may act restless and anxious when mating season arrives. The male guinea pig typ... More »

Teacup pigs can be purchased as pets from various livestock farms and breeders such as Paradise Family Farm and from the Teacup Pigs for Sale website. Before buying a pig as a pet, make sure that local laws allow pigs to... More »

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Pigs grunt, bark and squeal to communicate with each other, indicating happiness, fear and other emotions. The bulk of their communication is verbal with approximately 20 distinct sounds. More »

Pigs roll in mud primarily in order to regulate their body temperature. This behavior is more commonly referred to as "wallowing." More »

Pigs cannot digest human or animal teeth. Human bones can be digested by a pig if they have broken into small enough pieces after being chewed. More »