About Our Babies FAQ

Nov 11, 2013 by

How often do you have babies? We babies born every week so we have new babies that are ready to go each week. How old are the babies when they are ready to go? Almost all of our babies are ready to go by six weeks of age. We always...

Deposits and Visits

Nov 11, 2013 by

I am ready to purchase my hedgehog. What’s next? The first step is to choose an available hedgehog and make an appointment to meet him/her. We are open Monday through Saturday. A $25.00 deposit reserves your favorite and an...

Purchasing Options FAQ

Nov 11, 2013 by

 Once I place my deposit how will I know you received it? You’ll know two different ways. You should receive an automatic response from Paypal and you should receive an automatic response from us. If you get one from Paypal and not...

Why Are Hedgehogs Expensive?

Jul 15, 2013 by

The average pet hedgehog is much more expensive than the average pet guinea pig, hamster, or rabbit. Hedgehogs are exotic animals; exotic or rare animals of all kinds are typically more expensive than average pets or livestock....

Selection Of Your New Hedgehog

Jul 6, 2013 by

It is best to select a hedgehog that is between 6-12 weeks old. Young hedgehogs usually adapt to a new environment more easily than older animals. However, there are times when younger babies have a difficult time quilling and are...

Why Are Hedgehogs Difficult To Find?

Jul 6, 2013 by

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulates the sale of exotic animals. All pet stores selling hedgehogs and all breeders who have three or more females are required to be USDA licensed. Many pet stores and potential...

Where To Purchase

Jun 30, 2013 by

Hedgehogs can be found in a few pet stores, through brokers at flea markets or animal sales, or they can be purchased directly from breeders When buying animals, we recommend that you check out the source. Observe the health of the...

Hedgehogs As Gifts

Jun 21, 2013 by

Time Spent With Your Breeder The time you spend with your breeder is one of the most important parts of purchasing a hedgehog. An experienced and knowledgeable breeder will give new owners a great deal of handling and care advice. A...

FAQ

Jun 11, 2013 by

Answers to most of our frequently asked questions can be found on our website under the tab“Hedgehog Info.” Our most popular link is our Available Animals page. Please feel free to explore our website – there is a lot of useful...

Hedgehog Age Considerations When Pur...

Jun 11, 2013 by

Target Age Most breeders recommend selecting a fully weaned hedgehog that is between six- and twelve-weeks old. Babies are fully weaned when they can eat and drink on their own, without their mother providing any of their nutrition....

Signs Of Good Health

Jun 11, 2013 by

The following is a list of things to observe both in selecting a hedgehog as a pet and as a way to identify potential problems with your pet. Eyes Check its eyes to make sure they are bold, clear, round, and bright.  The eyes should...

Transition From The Breeder’s Home T...

May 25, 2013 by

 When to Feed Your Hedgehog Hedgehogs are typically crepuscular (awake during dusk and dawn) to nocturnal animals. Wild hedgehogs typically spend most of their awake-time hunting for food. We feed our animals in the morning because...