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0 Pet Hedgehog Versus a Wild Hedgehog

Pet Hedgehog Versus a Wild Hedgehog

Hedgehogs are found in the wild in parts of Africa, Asia, New Zealand and Europe; however, they are found all over the world in captivity as a pet hedgehog. Luckily, the hedgehog is one mammal that can adapt well to being kept as a pet through selective breeding. As is the case with most animals, the pet hedgehog and ...

0 Buying Guidelines for Hedgehogs as Pets

Buying Guidelines for Hedgehogs as Pets

You know that you want hedgehogs as pets, but you aren’t sure about what kinds of hedgehogs as pets best suit your lifestyle. Some of the factors you have to consider are the hedgehog’s temperament, its sex, and its size. When you go to pick out hedgehogs as pets, be sure to take your time making your decision. ...

0 Preparing for a Hedgehog Pet

Preparing for a Hedgehog Pet

You have your hedgehog pet picked out. Now, you have to get your hedgehog’s new home ready for him. You can’t just bring your hedgehog pet home and stick him in a box. He is a very peculiar creature who needs some special items to make his life fun and enjoyable. Cage The exact size of the cage you need for your ...

0 Hedgehog Food Guide

Hedgehog Food Guide

Once you bring your hedgehog home, you will have to make sure that he eats a healthy diet so that he can live a long and comfortable life. The diet that hedgehogs as pets need consists of a variety of things, including insects and meats, as well as commercial pet hedgehog food. Commercially Available Hedgehog Food ...

0 Basic Hedgehog Facts

Basic Hedgehog Facts

Before you buy hedgehogs as pets, you should understand some basic hedgehog facts. The hedgehog is a mammal that is indigenous to Africa, Asia, and Europe. They can also be found in the wild in certain places in New Zealand due to the non-traditional introduction. The hedgehog got its name because it roots under ...

0 Hedgehog Pet Species

Hedgehog Pet Species

There are at least 14 species of hedgehogs in the world. Of these 14, only two have been almost totally domesticated. While many species of pet hedgehog are fairly large, the two hedgehog pet species that are found the most often as pets are small. In fact, the average weight of a hedgehog pet is less than 19 ounces. ...

0 Hedgehog Pet Care

Hedgehog Pet Care

Now that you've decided to purchase a hedgehog pet, you are probably wondering how to care for it. Luckily, caring for a hedgehog is fairly simple. Pet hedgehogs don’t require too much attention; although, you should give them attention on a regular basis. Bathing Your Hedgehog Pet The hedgehog pet doesn’t have ...

0 Hedgehogs as Pets for Children

Hedgehogs as Pets for Children

Hedgehogs are so small and cute that you would probably assume that they are the perfect pet for children. Well, that is a little bit true and a little bit false. As is the case with any other pet, hedgehogs as pets for children are a good option only if the hedgehog and the children can play nice and get along. ...

0 How to Choose a Pet Hedgehog

How to Choose a Pet Hedgehog

With at least 14 species of hedgehogs in the world, choosing the right one to fit your needs can prove to be a challenge. There are several considerations that you must sort through so that you can get a pet hedgehog that you are happy with and that is happy with you. Size You must consider the amount of space you ...

0 How to Tame a Hedgehog Pet

How to Tame a Hedgehog Pet

It isn’t likely that you got your hedgehog pet to just sit around and watch him sleep. He is so cute that you just have to hold him. Because of this, it is very important for you to tame your hedgehog pet because if you don’t, you are facing a very prickly time while you try to snuggle your hedgehog pet. Why Taming ...