This week on Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher is chatting the truth about potbellied pigs with the Marcia Christensen, President of the California Potbellied Pig Association. The California Potbellied Pig Association was founded in 1989, making it one of the oldest potbellied pig clubs in the country. It began with a few new pig owners in the San Francisco Bay Area getting together to discuss this wonderful new pet. From just a handful of people, this club has now grown to be hundreds strong from all over California, the United States and Europe. A non-profit organization dedicated to educating people about potbellied pigs as well as a referral rescue for pigs in need of new homes, Marcie explains that through the organization she has seen the full run of bad and unexpected pig experiences brought on by either irresponsible breeders or uneducated owners. Celia and Marcie go through the basics of responsible pig ownership and agree that in order to own a pig one has to have a great sense of humor! Tune in for a wonderful show! This program was brought to you by The Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board.





“You always have to think what can [pigs] they get into and what can they destroy, and stay ahead of the game.” [18:55]


“Two pigs are much better than one… they do like companionship!” [21:40]


Marcie Christensen on Animal Instinct