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What Human Food Can You Feed A Hedgehog?

Hedgehogs are omnivorous or insectivorous, depending on who you ask. That means their menu covers a lot of different food items. Now, you might wonder what kind of human food can you feed a hedgehog? In this post, we’ll cover exactly this question along with the basics of hedgehog nutrition needs. In fact, after reading this article, you’ll know exactly …

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What Kind Of Cage Does A Hedgehog Need?

Home, sweet home! We hope your hedgehog can proudly feel that about their cage. In this post, we’ll go over all the main requirements of a hedgehog cage along with useful tips on how to make it as safe as possible. In short, hedgehogs need a safe, spacious, and ventilated cage. They spend most of their life inside the cage. …

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All Your Questions Answered About Pygmy Hedgehogs

Do you have any questions about pygmy hedgehogs? You are in the right place! We created this post to cover the most frequently asked questions about these wonderful, yet exotic pets. Read on to know about these sweet small animals and how they work out as pets. General questions about pygmy hedgehogs In the following paragraphs, we’ll answer some of …

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Do Hedgehogs Need A Wheel?

Sometimes new hedgehog owners buy a cage complete with food bowls and other important essentials. But they forget about the exercise wheel! In this post, among other things, we’ll take a closer look at what makes a proper exercise wheel and when is the right time to allow hoglets on the wheel. Yes, hedgehogs absolutely need an exercise wheel! It’s …

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Can Hedgehogs Eat Dog Food?

Hedgehogs aren’t common pets like cats and dogs. With the latter, we already tend to know what to feed them and which food items to skip. Exotic animals raise much more confusion. In this post, we’ll take a closer look at the relationship between hedgehogs, dog food, and other (in)appropriate food options. No, dog food isn’t a good or healthy …

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Can Hedgehogs Give You Diseases?

Nowadays, there’s more and more talk about zoonoses. These are diseases that animals can give to humans. In this post, we’ll give you a neutral overview of the most common questions and answers regarding hedgehogs and the possible diseases they can transmit to people. Can hedgehogs give you diseases? Yes, hedgehogs can give you diseases! The most common diseases include …

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Can Hedgehogs Hurt You?

Some people can’t understand the following: why on Earth would someone take a pet that could easily hurt them? You know, the sharp spikes and all! Well, the truth isn’t that black and white. While hedgehogs do carry sharp spines in their defensive toolbox, it doesn’t follow that hedgehogs are dangerous or will easily hurt you. In this article, we’ll …

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How Do You Hold A Hedgehog?

Just holding a hedgehog seems like a daunting task for many people. Hedgehogs may be really cute, but you can’t ignore the fact they are spiky as well. Would you get easily pierced when lifting up a hedgehog and putting her in your lap? In this post, we’ll cover all the essential recommendations about handling a hedgehog. After going through …

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Do Hedgehogs Need Shots And Regular Veterinary Care?

New hedgehogs owners often ponder whether their hedgehogs need vaccinations like cats or dogs. Plus, some exotic animals need regular check-ups at the vet to ensure there’s no unexpected medical trouble. In this post, you’ll learn all about the vaccination needs and general veterinary care for pet hedgehogs. After reading this article, we are sure you’ll be more confident in …

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How Do You Litter Train A Hedgehog?

Many new hedgehog owners are baffled by this question. Is it even possible to litter train your hedgehog? And if yes, then how on Earth do you start training them? In this article, we’ll go over all the typical questions and worries regarding the hedgehogs’ litter training. It won’t be an easy task, but we are sure that after reading …