A Day in the Life of a Zookeeper

A Day in the Life of a Zookeeper
Ever wonder what its like to share your world with a bunch of crazy critters? Tune in to find out!

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

He's Registered

It's official - Winston is a registered American Mini Pig!

The American Mini Pig Association has the following mission:

Mission Statement:

To educate, advocate, protect miniature pigs, improve breeding practices, as well as encourage responsible mini pig ownership, to further the progression of the breed through DNA parentage confirmation and future documentation of ancestry.

Benefits of membership:

• The opportunity to register your pig and receive added benefits
• Use of Veterinarian locator search tool
• Access to all information on AMPA Website
• Newsletters for Members only
• AMPA Support
• Be a part of the movement to bridge gaps between owners, breeders, rescues, and veterinarians
• Access to AMPA ethical and reputable mini pig breeders directory
• Help AMPA in rescue endeavors
• Listing on the AMPA Membership Directory

You should definitely check out their website - there is so much information there - I rely on them frequently, especially for the list of safe foods and dosages of various medications.  Plus - if you happen to be in the market for a piggy friend there are classifieds to check out....

Winston's certificate is going in a frame in his hallway!  :)

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