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How dangerous is a bite from a pot-bellied pig?

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Pot-Bellied Pig BiteThere probably isn't too much danger in a pig bite though if it is bleeding it is very recommendable to clean it well with peroxide or soap and water and make sure to cover it. Assuming the pig hasn't cause too much damage the wound should be fine with a band aide and some neosporine.

We have free range British Saddleback Pigs and it is true that the germs and bacteria in a pigs mouth is only second to a crocodile. Peroxide or some strong disinfectant is very recommendable. An anti-tetanus injection would be highly recommended.

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