Feet & Paws

Feet & Paws

Hedgehogs have 4 toes on the rear feet and 5 toes on the front feet as in the Atelerix species. The nails on the front feet may need to be trimmed more frequently than the rear feet to prevent them from curling into the foot and damaging the footpad. Hedgehog’s feet... Read More
Anesthesia

Anesthesia

Anesthesia is an induced state of unconsciousness in animals. Veterinarians may anesthetize your hedgehog to examine it thoroughly or during a procedure that requires the hedgehog to remain still. Anesthesia is also necessary for surgery. Three components are involved... Read More
Mentoring Questions For New Breeder

Mentoring Questions For New Breeder

When we mentor new breeders we encourage new breeders to learn as much as possible.  There is a lot of conflicting information on the internet and sometimes it is hard to decipher all the different opinions.  Below are some questions we encourage the breeders we... Read More
At Home FAQ

At Home FAQ

Care When should I take him to the vet for a well pet visit? We recommend a well pet visit within the first month of coming home. If you are having any transitional stress issues we recommend as soon as you notice a problem. Check our Facebook page for quick answers... Read More
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