Chlorhexidine Disinfecting Wipes

Jun 28, 2013 by

What You Will Need ½ Roll of Bounty Big, Jumbo or Other mid-size Bounty Roll Paper Towels 1 Container (we use Rubbermaid 3qt #6) or Dollar General’s Sun Oxygen Cleaner bucket or a large ice cream bucket 2 cups of disinfecting...

Toys, Enrichment & Entertainmen...

Jun 27, 2013 by

Environmental Enrichment Wild and free ranging animals have lots of natural exercise and stimulation. Numerous studies have shown that animals in zoos, animal parks, labs and private homes benefit from exercise and environmental...

Heating Options

Jun 5, 2013 by

Words of Caution  Many heat sources are available through a variety of outlets. We are yet to find the perfect heat source that will work under all conditions. Anything that plugs in has potential to short out and cause a fire,...

Messy Wheels & Wheel Cleaning

May 28, 2013 by

Wheel Overview Our Hedgehog Wheel  Article describes the health and entertainment/enrichment benefits of providing your hedgehog with a wheel. As with most good things, there is a price and the price for providing your hedgehog a...

Hideouts & Snuggle Shacks

May 28, 2013 by

Hide Outs Hedgehogs sleep in burrows or other dark places in the wild. Almost every small animal will find a warm, cozy place to sleep and hide in order to stay warm and avoid predators. Most breeders believe it is beneficial for the...

Wheels

May 28, 2013 by

Wheel Benefits Wheels are an excellent addition to any cage and are one of the most important accessories to provide stimulation since most hedgehogs love to run in a wheel. Our customers have measured their hedgehog’s wheel activity...

Litter Pans, Litter, & Litter P...

May 28, 2013 by

Litter pans are a great accessory to any cage as it is well worth your effort to try and litter train your hedgehog.  A litter-trained hedgehog will save you cage cleaning time, decrease the amount of bedding needed, and increase the...

Water & Food Receptacles

May 27, 2013 by

Water Bottles Water bottles are one of the most popular methods of offering fresh, clean water to small mammals including hedgehogs. The tip of the water bottle should hang at your hedgehog’s shoulder height. We encourage you to...

Preparing For Power Outages

Apr 25, 2013 by

Potential Need for Back-up Heat One must always be prepared for a power outage if you live in an area that’s temperature gets cold or cool in the winter. Power outages for long periods in cool weather can be just as dangerous...

Dust Baths & Sand Boxes

Apr 24, 2013 by

Dust Bath and Sand Box Dilemma Hedgehog enthusiasts sometimes wonder whether or not a hedgehog actually needs a dust bath. Many hedgehogs have been observed dust bathing in a variety of “dusty” things including spilled...