Hedgehog Central Hedgehog pet care & owner forum - View Single Post - Was it a hibernation attempt?
View Single Post
Old 06-12-2014, 09:48 AM   #3 (permalink)
Super Moderator
Lilysmommy's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Kansas City
Posts: 11,963

Agreed with Aether, both on doing a good job handling the attempt and on checking into what might have caused it so you can remedy that. The dry nose might be a sign of dehydration, so keep a close eye on his drinking. Have you ever considered giving him a bowl for water instead? Bottles can be harder for them to get water out of sometimes, and bowls don't have that issue. Maybe he'd be able & willing to drink more water that way?
~*~*~ Kelsey ~*~*~

RIP my sweet Lily ~ 6/12/08 - 1/20/12
Lilysmommy is offline   Reply With Quote