Daily Monitored Feeding

Daily Monitored Feeding

Last Updated on September 10, 2013. Overview There are many differences in opinion whether hedgehogs should be free-fed or should have daily monitored feeding. There are some people that firmly believe hedgehogs should have food in front of them at all times and that... Read More
Diet Selection Criteria

Diet Selection Criteria

Last Updated on August 23, 2015. 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),... Read More
Environmental Stress & Not Eating

Environmental Stress & Not Eating

Last Updated on November 18, 2021. New Environment It is very common for hedgehogs to eat or drink very little the first day or two in its new home. Maintaining the same diet your hedgehog was fed at the breeders will certainly help your new pet adjust more quickly.... Read More
Evaluating Food Ingredients

Evaluating Food Ingredients

Last Updated on August 23, 2015. Food Ingredient Description & Effect Chicken Good for sensitive stomachs Contains only muscle meat Chicken Meal Clean meat from the animal that has been cooked, dried, and ground Most of the moisture is removed By-Product... Read More
Hedgehog Treats

Hedgehog Treats

Last Updated on November 18, 2021. 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... Read More
Ideal Diet

Ideal Diet

Last Updated on February 20, 2014. 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... Read More
Insect Nutritional Analysis Comparison

Insect Nutritional Analysis Comparison

Last Updated on August 23, 2015. The table below demonstrates that the nutritional content of insects varies not only between species of insects, but also between canned, live, and freeze dried versions as well as between vendors. When studying the protein and fat... Read More
Insect Variety Comparison

Insect Variety Comparison

Last Updated on April 24, 2014. 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... Read More
Insects A La Carte

Insects A La Carte

Last Updated on November 18, 2021. 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... Read More
Nutrition

Nutrition

Last Updated on October 24, 2013. 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.... Read More
Obesity & Obesity Complications

Obesity & Obesity Complications

Last Updated on August 5, 2022.    Many veterinarians will agree that one of  the most common medical problem seen in captive hedgehogs is obesity and obesity related problems. Cause Diet A few hedgehog enthusiasts discourage limiting a hedgehog’s food and claim that... Read More
Our Variety Mix (treat sampler)

Our Variety Mix (treat sampler)

Last Updated on August 2, 2022. Our Variey Mix is made up with 6 different foods and treats combined together in order to tempt your hedgehog’s taste buds.  Each bag is different to keep your hedgehog actively trying new tastes and textures of treats. Click here... Read More
Pet Pro’s Spike’s Ultra

Pet Pro’s Spike’s Ultra

Last Updated on September 4, 2018. About Pet-Pro Products Pet-Pro Products is a small company committed to the development of specialized animal food and animal health products. Individual formulas are developed for specific animals and are created to provide the... Read More
Hedgehog Treats

Treats Purpose & Guidelines

Last Updated on November 19, 2013. 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... Read More
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