5 Toys That Will Keep Your Potbelly Pig Entertained

Life on the farm is not always laid back. Thankfully, there are plenty of toys for pet pig owners to make or buy.

As curious and charming as they may be, a mini pig can get into lots of trouble if they aren't entertained and stimulated throughout their day. The good news is that many dog toy options are available and will provide a mini pig with plenty of happiness at playtime.

Pigs are intelligent and naturally curious farm animals. While this might make a pet pig a delightful addition to the family, a mini pig may result in engaging in household destruction if they aren't supervised and provided with varied sources of entertainment.

If you're on the quest to find toys for a mini pig at home, take a look at the following mini pig enrichment toys. (So much for rolling in the mud and soaking up the sun.)

Toys for Mini Pigs

While you can certainly shop online at places like Amazon for squeaky and stimulating toys that will make yours a happy pig, many new pig owners opt for DIY options such as a kiddie pool turned into a ball pit.

Use your imagination along with this list to spark ideas for the next pig toy and up your pig parent game.

1. Pig Activity Rooting Mat - 35" x 35"

Keep an active snuffling and rooting mini pig occupied with this soft floor rooting mat, and they'll be happy and content even if they have to stay inside to play. Miniature pigs are natural foragers, this is perfect for them!

Toss some of the mini pig's favorite treats on the crinkle mat, and they'll have a blast digging them up.

2. AZ Micro Mini Pigs Tunnel & Pop Up Tents

Potbelly pig owners know their micro-mini pig needs lots of exercise to maintain health and happiness. This multi-pet activity tunnel ensures your pig has adequate playtime, even if it's a rainy day. It includes balls and a pop-up tent for added fun for your little piggy.

3. KONG - Classic Dog Toy, Durable Natural Rubber

Although chew toys like the popular Kong dog toy were originally designed with pups in mind, there's no reason mini pig owners can't use it as a toy to stimulate their micro-mini piggy. Simply fill the treat dispenser toy with peanut butter or Cheerios, and your mini pig will spend hours rolling it around while snacking on healthy pig food treats.

4. Nina Ottosson by Outward Hound Dog Smart Orange Interactive Treat Puzzle

Challenge your teacup piglet's wit with this interactive treat puzzle. If you fear you have a bored pig on your hands, a toy like this will ensure you have one happy piggy instead. Not only will they reap the reward of their inquisitiveness with a tasty treat, but they'll also be entertained while they play and try to figure out the puzzle.

5. Jolly Pets Tug-N-Toss Dog Toy Ball with Handle

Finding toys for your pet pig can often lead you down the dog toy aisle at the pet supply store. This tug and toss ball will entertain your piglet and promote exercise and healthy gums and teeth. You can use the handle and play along with your potbellied pig to strengthen your bond.

For more toys, supplements, and pig food for your little pig, visit Chewy and Walmart.

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This post was originally published on May 12, 2021.