Non-traditional Pets


potbellied pig with piglets PIGS Animal Sanctuary

Provides a refuge for potbellied pigs, farm pigs, horses, cows, cats, dogs, sheep, goats as well as other species of farm and domestic animals.

Let's Compare Dairy Goats and Cows (PDF | 116 KB)

Oklahoma State University. Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service.

This 4-H article provides information about feeding and raising dairy goats as well as the nutrient composition of goat's milk.

Goat Feeding and Housing Dairy Goats

University of Missouri Extension.

Article discusses feeding bucks, does, and kids. Housing considerations such as temperature, ventilation, lighting, and fencing are also covered.

Llama Camelids, South American: Llamas, Alpacas, Guanacos, and Vicunas, 2009

USDA. NAL. Animal Welfare Information Center.

Provides information on the Camelidae family and their characteristics, production, use and products.

Camels, Old World: Arabian and Bactrian, 2010

USDA. NAL. Animal Welfare Information Center.

The focus of this publications is on the Old World members of the Camelidae family, the Arabian and Bactrian camels.