Where To Purchase

Where To Purchase

Hedgehogs can be found in a few pet stores, through brokers at flea markets or animal sales, or they can be purchased directly from breeders When buying animals, we recommend that you check out the source. Observe the health of the animals, the sellers’ knowledge, and... Read More
Warming Up A Cold Hedgehog

Warming Up A Cold Hedgehog

A hedgehog that is cold or feels cool to the touch is in serious danger. Captive bred hedgehogs are not accustomed to hibernation and can die from, what to them is, an unnatural torpor. Warming up a hedgehog too quickly can do more harm than good. A warm, gentle heat... Read More
Signs Of Good Health

Signs Of Good Health

The following is a list of things to observe both in selecting a hedgehog as a pet and as a way to identify potential problems with your pet. Eyes Check its eyes to make sure they are bold, clear, round, and bright.  The eyes should be wide open. The eyes... Read More

Hedgehog Shows in the United States

 Hedgehogs have slowly gained in popularity as pets since they first came to the United States in the 1980’s.   Several hedgehog clubs have formed, reorganized, divided and reorganized over the past two decades.  Most clubs or groups are fairly small and have national... Read More
Selecting A Hedgehog

Selecting A Hedgehog

Online and Advance Picture Listing Many hedgehog owners and potential owners enjoy looking at pictures of available babies. We do our very best to take pictures that accurately represent our animals. We offer the opportunity to purchase specific babies by listing... Read More
Quills, Spines & Fur

Quills, Spines & Fur

The most unique and obvious physical characteristic of hedgehogs is their quills. The weight of the spines accounts for approximately 35% of the hedgehog’s weight. (Miller) Spines Versus Quills Most breeders and enthusiasts alternate between using “spines” and... Read More