Vegaspigpets

Rating: 4.24 stars   33 reviews

Issues: Animals

Location: Las Vegas NV 89146 USA

Mission: Vegaspigpets is a 501(c)3 federal non-profit organization with volunteers supporting the health and welfare of all pigpets, large and small. To provide education as to the specialized needs of potbelly pigs and provide support to all current and prospective pig owners to assure the best quality of life for our pigpets! We also rescue and place unwanted, abandoned & abused pigpets in need of a new, permanent, loving homes.
Results: We have been successful in raising a portion of the funds for the storage unit that houses all the blankets and crates we need to help our pigs. And have been able to build the new pens at the new property so we can help more pigs in need in the future!
Programs: Pet-a-Palooza, St. Rose's annual Pet Blessing, Kiss-a-Pig events, NVBigGive
2012 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

Crystal wants nothing more than a forever home for her pigs and people who care and love them. If you are in an area that allows pigs and you are interested, check with Crystal first. She will give you any and all info she has learned and knows about pot bellied pigs.

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A lot

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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8 people found this review helpful

Crystal has been more help to me with the raising of my pig than anyone else. She sincerely loves all the pigs and goes above the call of duty to help nurse them back to health,find loving homes, teach them that humans can love. I can't say enough good about this organization.

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A lot

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

 
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Rating: 1 stars  

4 people found this review helpful

I would never give this organization any sort of reward. They have spent months attacking other rescues and publicly dragging them through the mud. Bullying is wrong and I will never stand behind anyone that uses it in their daily practices.

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When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

 
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Mrs. Parks, you should do your research first, we never bullied or drug anyone through the mud! If our PRIVATELY ASKED QUESTION to a rescue was "are you breeding" and the answer was "yes", does that not make them a breeder? Rescues don't intentionally breed! We also confirmed this "breeder" was not a registered non-profit with the State or IRS, why is it wrong to ask her for proof? We were the ones slammed publicly by this person or you for that matter, not the other way around? Should everyone not ask the proper questions before supporting any non-profit organization, rescue or not? I guess it's not that hard to pull the wool over people's eyes as you are already on a website you can easily check if this "organization" is a non-profit, can't you? But, it's just easier to believe untruths so you feel justified in supporting them.

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Rating: 1 stars  

4 people found this review helpful

I would never do business with them with the owner takes months to attack another organization that is just trying to save pigs. Apparently, she feels she is the only one in this world allowed to save pigs.

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2012

 
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Do you call breeding rescued pigs and bringing more pigs intentionally into a world where so many other pigs are already being euthanized saves pigs? If our PRIVATELY ASKED QUESTION to a rescue was "are you breeding" and the answer was "yes", does that not make them a breeder? Rescues don't intentionally breed, these piglets aren't any accident! We also confirmed this "breeder" was not a registered non-profit with the State or IRS, why is it wrong to ask her for proof? We were the ones slammed publicly by this person or you for that matter, not the other way around? Should everyone not ask the proper questions before supporting anyone claiming to be a non-profit organization, rescue or not? I guess it's not that hard to pull the wool over people's eyes as you are already on a website you can easily check if this "organization" is a non-profit, can't you? But, it's just easier to believe untruths so you feel justified in supporting them and trying to defeat our real purpose of "animal rescue"!

Rating: 1 stars  

6 people found this review helpful

Vegas Pig Pets....Horrible excuse to pigmanity!!! You should be in business about as much as an abortion clinic (NOT AT ALL)!!! Do us all a favor and clothes up shop. How can you possibly claim to Love pigs, and in the same breath want them ABORTED???? It is in my opinion you are MURDERERS!!! As for your claims on certain other NPO's...Try getting your facts straight first, before your slander!!! I have Great Personal Experience with one certain NPO that you continue to Bash & I take Great Offense to your Words of Hate against them. Unfortunately in this case you have been able to have your freedom of speech, so henceforth here is mine...."Back Off" The NPO I have adopted from, they are Wonderful, Loving, Caring & Providing Owners, who are more than will to go to the ends of the earth for their rescued piggies & I am willing to back them to the ends of the earth!!! & help in protecting them from dirty, evil people such as yourselves!!! So if you are such a great NPO and I highly doubt that, then mind your own business & try to take care of your pigs which you obviously do not love wholeheartedly as my piggies NPO does!!! PS~ Say No To ABORTION/MURDER!!! Signed a very concerned Pig Lover!

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Well RoseeCakes, you sound a lot like the woman is is slandering me, not the other way around! It's very easy to check this NPO as you call it, as you are on the website that you can find it! Hmmm, I checked this website, and I could not find it, could you? Why do you keep calling us murderers? How many pigs have you, I'm sorry, have they lost or have died?! Or did you not want to make that information public? Intelligent people will do their proper investigations, we don't have to brain wash anyone like this NPO (as they falsely call themselves) does. You will see them for who they really are when the full state and federal investigation comes to light, but if it makes you feel better to slander a legitimate rescue, by all means... at least our supporters are real and what we do is real!

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Rating: 5 stars  

6 people found this review helpful

Crystal has helped me on SEVERAL occasions with advice, helpful tips and follow up to see how her ideas are working. VegasPigPets has always been the most loving, kind and supportive resource for all my Porcine questions. Ziggy our 8 yr old female is not always in as good a mood as Pork Chop or Reggie...but with Crystals help we keep trying. She is the BEST !!

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Life-changing

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2011

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

7 people found this review helpful

Always eager to help others with questions and provides excellent information about pigs. She takes wonderful care of her rescued pigs. I noticed a few very negative reviews which were clearly submitted by a breeder who was trying to falsely claim nonprofit status and her cronies. Thank you VPP for exposing this fraud! I hope your courage does not negatively affect donations of time or money to VPP.

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Life-changing

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2012

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

9 people found this review helpful

This organization is dedicated and has helped me many times with different questions and concerns I've had. They go above and beyond in helping educate the public.

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Definitely

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Life-changing

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2012

 
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9 people found this review helpful

I have four Dogs that were strays, alone without shelter or food, But I myself am not willing to make the personal sacrifices it would take to start a non profit organization to help the neglected, unwanted or abandoned Pets in the world, And that is why I am so thankful for the people like Crystal with Vegas Pig Pets. I found this organization when I myself was concerned about the future and well being of a potbelly pig that my son and his girlfriend had purchased under false pretense. A breeder told them that this pig would max out at 30 lbs. He is now my pet and he is 70 lb. and may not be done growing. I am thankful for the helpful advice I have received from my new much needed friends. Thank you for the advice and for taking such good care of Gods Creatures.

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Life-changing

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2012

 
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9 people found this review helpful

This rescue is truly devoted to educating the public and rescuing potbelly pigs. Crystal takes the time to get to know anyone interested in pigs and provides excellent advice from her abundance of knowledge and personal experience!

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Life-changing

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2012

 
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Rating: 4 stars  

8 people found this review helpful

VegasPigPets is there to help anyone with question concerning pet pigs. They are very friendly and have the best interest of the pig/owner. They will work with people on educating them on their pet pig so they all will live a happy healthy life together. They update people on zoning issues in their areas pertaining to having a potbellied pig as a pet. VPP takes in unwanted pigs and tries to re-home them with people that are able to care for them.

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How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

 
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