Nose & Smelling

Nose & Smelling

Keen Sense of Smell Hedgehogs have a keen sense of smell that is very useful to them in search of food and detecting danger. Their nose is warm and moist and a curious hedgehog will have their snout in the air sniffing, in order to gather information from it’s... Read More
Waking Up Your Hedgehog

Waking Up Your Hedgehog

Time of Day Hedgehogs are, by nature, nocturnal, but that does not necessarily mean that they should not be awakened for bonding or playtime during the day. Some hedgehog owners have found that their hedgehogs have a particular time when they wake up in a better mood... Read More
Treats Purpose & Guidelines

Treats Purpose & Guidelines

Purpose of Treats Providing treats to your pet hedgehog is both beneficial to you and your pet. We enjoy offering the treats and watching our pets benefit from our efforts. Variety One of the primary reasons for feeding treats to your pet is to provide a variety in... Read More
Petting Your Hedgehog

Petting Your Hedgehog

Petting Basics Even though hedgehogs are “pets” they may not automatically enjoy being petted.  You must first earn your hedgehog’s trust so that it can relax and enjoy your touch, rather than fear your touch as potential harm. It is o.k. to begin to attempt to pet... Read More
Bonding With Your Hedgehog

Bonding With Your Hedgehog

Introduction Bonding with your hedgehog helps to create an attachment between you and your pet. The more the attachment develops between you and your hedgehog, the more you will grow to love and enjoy your pet. Some hedgehogs will bond to their owners for life (HHC).... Read More
Basic Handling

Basic Handling

  Introduction Hedgehogs are wonderful little creatures that have unique habits and personalities. Their response to you will depend on how you handle them and how you respond to their needs. You will need to learn to respond to your hedgehog’s subtle way of... Read More
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