Cage Location

Aug 30, 2013 by

Noise Level Some hedgehog enthusiasts recommend keeping hedgehog cages in areas that are not high traffic areas, so as not to disturb the sleeping hedgehog. Others recommend that keeping the hedgehog in a busy area of the house...

Wire Cages

Jun 7, 2013 by

Introduction Wire cages with a solid bottom and a deep pan are often used as hedgehog cages. They are well ventilated, easy, and safe to heat using a ceramic heat emitter. One advantage of wire cages is that they are specially...

Plastic Storage Containers

Jun 7, 2013 by

Using a plastic storage container as a cage is popular with many breeders. Advantages  Clear plastic tubs can be purchased relatively cheaply.  They are lightweight and easy to transport. Storage containers can be easily cleaned and...

Nontraditional Cage Options

Jun 6, 2013 by

Glass Aquariums Large aquariums can be used to house hedgehogs.  Some hedgehog enthusiasts recommend, at minimum of, a 20-gallon-long size, but the larger sizes are much better. A 20-gallon aquarium will not accommodate an...

Cage Selection & Requirements

Jun 6, 2013 by

 Cage Selection Choosing a cage is one of the most important decisions you will have to make for your pet. Your hedgehog’s home and environment are one of the keys in determining the quality of life and longevity of your pet. You...

Climbing Objects & Multi-Level ...

Jun 6, 2013 by

We feel that multi-level ferret or rabbit cages, climbing branches, ramps, and ladders may be a good idea, but only if you take several precautions.  We recommend avoiding the above situations because providing more floor space with...

Heat Emitters

May 28, 2013 by

Benefits Heat emitters are possibly the best option as a direct heat source. The benefits of the ceramic bulbs compared to traditional heat bulbs are that they do not emit light (only heat) therefore they produce more heat per watt...

Cage Maintenance

May 21, 2013 by

Introduction A clean cage is essential to the health and well being of your pet. Our rule of thumb is that if the cage smells bad to us, it probably smells really bad to our hedgehog. Hedgehogs have a much better sense of smell than...