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What Do Hedgehogs Do For Fun?

All animals need to keep life interesting. In this regard, there’s not a big difference between people and hedgehogs. Both crave for stimulating activities and changes in their environment. And in easier terms, we simply need the stuff to be fun. In this post, we’ll take a closer look at what hedgehogs might consider being fun activities. Knowing about this …

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Are Hedgehogs Intelligent?

This is an interesting question. But I think, more importantly, we need to first answer the question of what exactly constitutes intelligence. How do we decide what parameters worthy of use to measure the intelligence of animals? I mean… It will be totally unfair to judge hedgehogs by the standards of dogs. The following parameters can be used to judge …

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How to Play With a Hedgehog

Hedgehogs might be sensitive and nocturnal animals who love to sleep all day but that doesn’t mean you can’t play with them when they’re awake. In fact, it is essential that you play with them so that they remain healthy, fit and happy. Plus, spending time together will also strengthen the bond you two share. One of the most common …

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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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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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What you need to know about Hedgehog Reproduction?

Hedgehogs used to reproduce solely in the wild because apparently… they are animals of the wild. Hedgehogs generally have a gestation period of about thirty-five days and an average litter of four to five baby hedgehogs who are born blind and deaf. They often weigh about fifteen to twenty grams at birth and depend on the mother for all sorts …

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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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Should a Hedgehog be Out During The Day?

Hedgehogs are quickly becoming a popular option as pets. They can be kept in a small cage like a hamster and are a lot of fun to play with. A hedgehog costs about $200 but some might be priced higher or lower based on type and age. While there is no exact figure that shows the number of hedgehog pets …

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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 …