Nutrition

Nutrition

In the Wild Hedgehogs are insectivores and like many other insectivores they can eat one third to one hundred percent of their body weight in insects and food every night. Hedgehogs eat the whole insect including the hard exoskeleton. Wild hedgehogs seem to have a... Read More
Ideal Diet

Ideal Diet

Food Many hedgehogs have developed fatal liver problems due to diet of too much fat. For many years, cat food has been the default food for domestic hedgehogs but many cat foods are too high in fat and low in protein to be healthy food for hedgehogs. Over time,... Read More
Diet Selection Criteria

Diet Selection Criteria

Overview Selecting a diet is one of the most important decisions you can make for your pet. This guide contains diet recommendations that are based on information we have gathered from other breeders (both large and small scale), nutrition experts, veterinarians, and... Read More
General Requirements

General Requirements

Maintenance Requirements Most hedgehog owners agree that hedgehogs are relatively easy to care for and maintain. Fresh food, water, and regular cage cleaning are it’s basic requirements. One must be careful not to take the hedgehog’s easy care for granted. A... Read More
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