Types of Fabric Bedding

Apr 24, 2014 by

ProFleece ProFleece is possibly the best fabric type bedding available for pets! It has been used by veterinarians for decades and is becoming very popular in the pet industry. It is made of 100% polyester which is: Non–irritating...

Wood Products Bedding

Jun 7, 2013 by

The Pine Debate Popularity Pine shavings and related products are by far the most common bedding material used in the pet industry. Pine shavings are easily accessible, are processed and packaged by numerous pet supply companies, and...

Paper Product Bedding

Jun 7, 2013 by

Pelleted Newspaper Products  Pelleted newspaper products are generally made from recycled newspaper. Purina’s Yesterday’s News is a popular pelleted kitty or ferret litter.   Second Nature Dog Litter is similar to Yesterday’s...

Bedding and Litter Eating or Ingesti...

Jun 7, 2013 by

Why Might Hedgehogs Eat Their Bedding? What Is This?—Hedgehogs are inquisitive by nature and often attempt to learn about their environment by tasting and smelling.  Baby or young hedgehogs are very prone to eating new brands or...

Miscellaneous Bedding Options

Jun 6, 2013 by

 Corncob Bedding Corncob is relatively inexpensive, but care must be taken to keep the cage clean and dry. Corncob bedding has a tendency to retain liquids and it molds very quickly. Many molds are respiratory toxins. Frequent...

Fabric Cage Liner Bedding Options

Jun 6, 2013 by

 Advantages of Using Fabric Cage Liners Various types of fabric are good options for people with allergies or hedgehogs with bedding sensitivities. Many owners like the fact that fabric bedding is recyclable and stores easily. Fabric...

General Bedding Information

Jun 6, 2013 by

Type Unfortunately, we have yet to find the perfect bedding to use with our hedgehogs. Almost every hedgehog owner and veterinarian has slightly different recommendations and opinions. Keep in mind no bedding manufacturer is going to...

Bedding To AVOID

Jun 4, 2013 by

Cedar Shavings One doesn’t have to search very hard to find numerous warnings and studies showing the dangers of using cedar for animal, reptile or bird bedding.  NEVER use cedar shavings because they contain a toxin called Plicatic...

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...