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Health monitoring, enrichment, training procedures and techniques, as well as instructions for the care of vascular access ports, are outlined in this paper. The procedures described herein helped maintain a successful, long-term research population of Alloxan-induced diabetic Sinclair swine with indwelling vascular access ports for over 3 years.