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
Insects A La Carte

Insects A La Carte

Benefits of Insects as Treats Insects are the most common treat for pet hedgehogs. Hedgehogs are insectivores by nature, and a large portion of their diet in the wild consists of insects. Hedgehogs of the wild and the captive bred hedgehogs have different nutritional... Read More
Hedgehog Treats

Hedgehog Treats

Treats that provide nutrition are always more beneficial than food items that seem to be nothing more than empty calories. Establishing a regular routine when offering treats my help your hedgehog try new treats since they know treats are expected at that time.... Read More
Insect Variety Comparison

Insect Variety Comparison

Crickets Crickets can be purchased live from pet stores or online from insect suppliers. Live crickets should be “gut loaded.” The food the cricket has eaten (in its gut) is also beneficial to your hedgehog. Gut loaded crickets have more vitamins, minerals, calcium,... Read More
Hedgehog Treats

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
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