Pigs as pets
Vietnamese pot-bellied pigs may be housetrained and are often kept as pets.
In Vietnam, where Vietnamese pot-bellied pigs are indigenous, local farmers are subsidized by the government for raising them.
Vietnamese pot-bellied pigs have poor eyesight but excellent smelling and hearing.
At a Glance
54 - 68 kg (119.1 – 149.9 lb)
46 cm (1.5 ft)
Habitat: Woodlands of Vietnam, domesticated throughout the world
Omnivore - Plants, roots, insects