Potbellied Pigs

Long a staple of barnyards, pigs are beginning to show up more and more in our backyards. But these porcine pets aren’t exactly like the farm animals most of us are familiar with. Potbellied pigs, a breed that originates in Vietnam and is smaller than the standard farm pig in the United States, have been embraced by some as wonderful pets. But are they? In this podcast, Dr. Valarie Tynes, a behavior consultant in Texas, talks about potbellied pigs.