Hedgehog owners in Maine? - Hedgehog Central Hedgehog pet care & owner forum
Hedgehog Central GalleryForum Archives Facebook Link

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 01-13-2011, 09:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 1
Default Hedgehog owners in Maine?

My family and I are considering applying for permits to own a hedgehog. There isn't much information (that I can find) as to what the requirements are in order to be approved. Most out-of-state breeders whose websites I've seen seem to be unwilling to ship to Maine even if you have the permits to own and import them.
Anyone who owns or has owned hedgehogs in Maine -
What requirements did you have to meet in order to be approved for the permits?
How long was the application process?
Do you have to pay for the permits themselves in addition to paying to apply for them?
Do you have to pay to renew the permits annually?
Which breeder(s) did you get your hedgie from? Websites would be appreciated. We were told there was a breeder in Boothbay, ME but it seems to have stopped breeding or been closed down. We would greatly prefer a breeder we could visit as opposed to ordering a hedgie and not knowing for sure its personality, health, or the conditions in which the facility breeds and keeps their hedgies.
We haven't made a solid decision yet on whether or not we'll get one. The answers to these questions will be a contributing factor, as will be the availability of hedgie food and products at our local stores, and whether or not our area has a hedgie experienced vet. We're just beginning looking into the care of these guys and as I said before, we're not close to making a solid decision yet.
Thanks in advance for any help!
Kite is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hedgehog Central Hedgehog pet care & owner forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Hello from Maine! Cardianharle Introductions 5 02-17-2012 01:20 AM
Maine Nancy United States 0 12-17-2011 10:41 AM
Hedgehog Owners In/Around Virginia Off Topic 8 11-29-2011 09:56 PM
Questions for NJ Hedgehog Owners General Questions 1 03-02-2010 10:51 AM
Hedgies in Maine xsarahjox General Questions 2 10-27-2009 12:36 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:22 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
PetGuide.com
Basset Hound Forum Doberman Forum Golden Retriever Forum Beagle Forum
Boxer Forum Dog Forum Pit Bull Forum Poodle Forum
Bulldog Forum Fish Forum Havanese Forum Maltese Forum
Cat Forum German Shepherd Forum Labradoodle Forum Yorkie Forum Hedgehog Forum
Chihuahua Forum Cichlid Forum Dart Frog Forum Mice Breeder Forum