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    Hedgehog World has been providing african pygmy hedgehog owners and breeders from all over the world a wide range of information and resources for over 9 years. Please look around, and get to know us. The site includes forums, articles, and FAQs along with other features that we hope you will enjoy. The tabs at the top of the page will take you to the resources you need. Check out the "Categories" boxes in the Articles and FAQs sections to help you find the information you are looking for. This site will continue to grow and expand as we add new features to make Hedgehog World a better place.

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    The hedgehogs that are commonly kept as pets are from Africa. This means they require a warm environment. If your hedgehog is cool to the touch, walks with a stagger, becomes inactive and stops eating or running or simply won't unroll from a ball, it is probably too cold. Here is an article on hedgehog hibernation
    and members of our forum can help you as well. A warm hedgehog is a happier, healthier hedgehog so consider your hedgehog's temperature requirements as one of the most important things you can do for your hedgehog
    Published on 08-31-2011 06:03 PM

    If you are thinking of a hedgehog as a pet and would like more information about them, be sure to read the Before You Get A Hedgehog articles. Topics include: Is a hedgehog the right pet for you, Where should you get a hedgehog, How to pick a hedgehog, and more. Our members include experienced breeders and hedgehog owners who can help answer your questions about hedgehogs and can help you to decide if you want to get a hedgehog.

  • Recent Forum Posts

    kayspreg

    Hi!

    My name is Kirsten and I'm about to be a new hedgehog owner in a couple of weeks! I've been absolutely obsessed with hedgehogs since I was very little and now that I'm living on my own, I decided it...

    kayspreg Yesterday, 12:15 PM Go to last post
    CThogs

    Hi there! Get to know your hedgehog for awhile...

    Hi there! Get to know your hedgehog for awhile and as they get to know you they will probably want to do more than burrow. They do naturally go to the darkest part of the room so if you go to an...

    CThogs 04-30-2015, 12:33 PM Go to last post