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Old 11-21-2018, 11:05 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Good Morning,

Reggie is our first hedgie and we are in LOVE! He is a great addition to our family. I have a question about his skin. It appears to be very dry and he loses approx 10 quills a day. Is this normal? I did the black paper test and nothing his moving. I know not to bathe him often, I am wondering if there is something I can put on his skin to help.

Any advice will be greatly appreciated
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Old 11-21-2018, 11:47 AM   #2 (permalink)
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You can add a bit of flaxseed oil twice a week to his buiscuite, this helps with their dry skin without needing bath him to rinse off any oil you put on to stop making it all worse. I recommened flaxseed oil capsules, use one capsual just put a hole in it and sprinkle on the biscuit.
Would say to just do it one a week to start with see how he reacts to it.
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