General Requirements

Sep 2, 2013 by

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...

Ideal Diet

Sep 2, 2013 by

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...

Specialty & Tempting Foods For ...

Jun 8, 2013 by

Any time your hedgehog is not eating it is cause for concern. Be sure to read our Help! Hedgie is Not Eating article to try and determine the cause of your hedgehog to stop eating. Soft Food Diets Hedgehogs that have dental problems...

References & Further Reading

May 25, 2013 by

Resources Available Information Many pet stores and libraries do not have the most current resources and, therefore, do not have the most accurate hedgehog information. Unfortunately, some of the books on the market and web pages on...

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...

Diet Selection Criteria

May 25, 2013 by

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

May 5, 2013 by

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...