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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


    Losing weight :(

    Hello i just got my hedgehog (bree) for almost a month now and she is reaaaaallly super active during the night, i Just placed a new pvc pipe in her cage and i could hear her playing with it or...

    Vanessa Today, 02:56 PM Go to last post

    Don't worry too much if she does not try a lot of...

    Don't worry too much if she does not try a lot of different foods-hedgehogs are picky. Just keep trying and you will find something she likes. Favorites here are mealworms. chicken and melons or...

    CThogs 03-29-2015, 03:22 PM Go to last post

    Thankyou :) i wanted to leave her there during...

    Thankyou :) i wanted to leave her there during night time so that she would have bigger space to run around, but im scared she might escape, thanks for the idea, il try to buy mesh :)

    Vanessa 03-27-2015, 03:58 AM Go to last post

    Ok but have you tried human protein such as...

    Ok but have you tried human protein such as boiled white meat chicken as a snack? A lot of hedgehogs do not like vegetables as snacks. My one hedgie loves banana but not the other. I would try the...

    Andrea 03-25-2015, 07:45 PM Go to last post

    I actually used a plastic kiddy pool for my...

    I actually used a plastic kiddy pool for my hedgehog--I would let him run around in it at night--I had food bowl, water bowl, hide away area, toys and he would go wild. I had some screens on top to...

    Andrea 03-25-2015, 07:42 PM Go to last post