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Hi scoobysue

It sounds as if you and that particular hog were unlucky. But well done for trying to help it.

In general, I would advise contacting a hog carer/rehabilitator first. They are often more specialised with hogs – whereas vets have to know about lots of different animals (and some will apparently charge). But also hog carers/rehabilitators will sometimes spend more time in saving hogs than vets are able to do. But hog carers/rehabilitors (and probably vets) do vary from one to another (i.e. some may be particularly busy at the time, etc.) so if you don’t get much help from one it might be worth trying a different one.