• Before You Get A Hedgehog

    Published on 05-27-2010 10:57 AM
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    Nose- The nose shoudl be just slightly moist. If the hedgehog's nose is wet, crusty, bubbly, or shows any signs of discharge, that hedgehog is NOT healthy.
    Skin and coat- Healthy hedgehog skin should be ...
    Published on 05-27-2010 10:48 AM
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    Written by Antigone Means-Burleson

    We get a lot of emails from people who have decided that they want a hedgehog for a pet, but they aren't quite sure where to get one, or how to go about it. There are a lot of things to be considered when choosing a hedgehog, and we thought we'd share some of the things that we think are important to consider!

    WHERE DO I GET A HEDGEHOG???
    Basically, you can choose between a breeder ...
    Published on 05-27-2010 10:42 AM
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    One of the questions frequently asked by potential first time hedgehog owners is "Do boys or girls make better pets?" The answer to this is really quite easy... neither! ...
    Published on 05-27-2010 10:39 AM
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    Written by Antigone Means-Burleson

    For many species, males are more aggressive than females. Thus, females are typically viewed as more desirable pets than males. I ...
    Published on 05-27-2010 10:37 AM
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    If you are unable to find a breeder near you that has babies, then you may have to consider having a hedgehog shipped to you. The decision to ship can be a tough one for many people, for several ...
    Published on 05-27-2010 10:18 AM
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    Ok, so you have decided that a hedgehog is a suitable pet for your family, and you have decided to purchase a hedgehog from a breeder. How do you know which breeder to choose? A good way to start is by looking for a ...
    Published on 05-27-2010 10:13 AM
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    Written by Kelly Sosik-Hamor

    With all the hedgehogs that are available in pet stores, you might be wondering why you should take the extra time to contact a breeder and go out of your way to get a hedgehogs. After ...
    Published on 05-27-2010 10:06 AM
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    One factor to consider when you decide to purchase a hedgehog is where to get it from. Depending on your area, you may have a different set of options.
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    Published on 05-27-2010 10:00 AM
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    Hedgehogs are not the typical family pet, and have some special characteristics and habits that make them not suitable for some owner situations. Therefore, it is important to be aware and prepared for some of these characteristics ...
    Published on 05-27-2010 09:52 AM
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    Written by Antigone Means-Burleson
    One of the most frequently cited reasons for people who give up a pet is, "It wasn't what I expected." This happens all too often with dogs and cats, and more unusual pets such as ...
    Published on 05-27-2010 09:39 AM
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    Written by Laura Tong

    Disclaimer: Hedgehogs DO make wonderful pets. If they didn't I would never have fallen in love with them and ended up with so many! However, like any pet, they have their advantages and disadvantages. I wrote this article trying to make sure that any potential hedgehog owner has a chance to look at the downside of hedgehogs before they buy ...