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  1. Health
    Hi all, Well I recently discovered Turbo has cancer... It seems to be in 3 different spots, in his mouth, a big bump on his back, and there was a little spore on his mid back. He's 2 years 9 months old. Has anyone had success with cancer treatment or is it just time to start comforting him... He...
  2. Bleeding, Female
    My little one, Artemis, is just over five years old; two weeks ago, I noticed two spots of blood in her dig box, quickly followed that night by a lot of blood in her urine. We went to the vet the next day, who recommended 14 days of antibiotics with a follow up appointment for ultrasound and X...
  3. Health
    Hi there, I have a 3.5 year old male hedgehog. He is fed blue wilderness adult cat food (proper fat and protein %), has a large enclosure with a wheel and water and hides. Weekly cleaned enclosure and foot bath. A few months ago he had a sore around his anus which antibiotics took care of...
  4. Health
    On July 1st I noticed a large red lump on Beatrix, but being Sunday and Canada day, the vet was closed until Tuesday. When they saw her they said that it was more likely a tumor than an infection but couldn't know for sure without putting her under and taking a biopsy. Because she's already a...
  5. Teeth & mouth issues
    Hi, Recently I have noticed my four or five year old hedgie, Penny, has developed a lump on her neck. She was still eating and drinking. We took her to the vet two days ago and they said it might be an abscess that they could drain if the swelling goes down. They gave her steroids and...
  6. Health
    Hi everyone. Today I received the unfortunate news that my little girl Picchi's cancer has returned. She's now 3.5 years old. Last year around this time (Sept 2016) she had acites which led to the discovery of an ovarian tumor, so she was spayed. The problem abated for the year, although the vet...
  7. Health
    Hello all, here's hoping i get some answers. so, we got a hedgehog about 4 months back, at the time we got her, the store said she was 7 months old. she seemed healthy when we got her. after 1 month of being with us, we noticed a small bump on her back, and a few lost quills. the bump grew in...
  8. Bleeding, Female
    Penelope had blood in her urine earlier this week, so I took her to the vet. I just received all her test results, and the vet says that she has uterine cancer. Luckily, it looks like the cancer has not spread yet, but they can't be 100% sure since they see some weird blip in her bladder which...
  9. Health
    Over the last week while I was taking care of Nia and and check on her every night. And last week she was unsually quiet in her cage then I heard her gate was abnormal and could tell she was limping on her front right side so my mom and I checked her out ourselves and I felt what I thought was...
  10. Health
    Hi, my hedgehogs name is Gretchen and she's 5 years old and I took her to the vet today because she's dropped a bit of weight and one side of her mouth was swollen. The vet looked at her and it was for sure a tumour and gave me three options: leave it and see how she does, remove it with surgery...
  11. Bleeding, Female
    Hello fellow hedgie owners! My sweet girl, Q, has had a pretty crazy medical history. When she was 1.5 years old, she had bleeding in her urine and they gave her a hysterectomy. The results of her biopsy on the uterus were inconclusive, but indicated no cancer. While she was under, the...
  12. Introductions
    Hey everyone! I wanted to register for this website to talk about my experiences, my hedgehogs, and see what others have dealt with.:smile: I hope you are all doing well! I am 17, genderfluid, and I am extremely passionate about hedgehogs. I hope to be a Small Animal and Exotic Animal...
  13. Health
    Hey y'all! I posted this is CnH too, just trying to get as many answers as possible :) I took Nettles to the vet Saturday after noticing her eyes and face looking puffy, similar to what a person with a cold looks like. Just the sleepy look. Then we noticed a lump on her left side under her...
  14. Teeth & mouth issues
    Warning: this may be a long post. So I just before Christmas I took on two afp hedgies from a friend of a friend, I'm a first time owner. I hadn't had them very long when I noticed a lump beginning to form on Harry (male, not sure of age as he was a rescue but at least 3 yo) mouth/snout. Took...
  15. Skin
    I noticed that my Luci had a small bump next no her right eye about 2 months ago, and decided to keep an eye on it. I just went to the vet with my little girl a few days ago and got a diagnosis of "probably cancer". I was sent home with some antibiotics (which she's been amazing about) just in...
  16. Introductions
    On November 7th, 2015 someone dropped their hedgehog off on my friend's porch. She gave him to me because I've been wanting one anyways. Long story short, his eye was proptosed. We didn't know why but knew it needed to come out. It had been that way for a while obviously and he had clearly lost...
  17. Eyes
    Hello! So just tonight i noticed that my albino hedgehog had a white spot in his eye and he was trying to blink constantly with that eye. The eye with the white spot also looked bigger in comparison to his other eye. This is no puss that I can see. The little guy is 4.5 years old. Not sure...
  18. Fecal & Intestinal issues
    A couple weeks ago I noticed a bulge on one side of our hedgehog, Percy's, jaw. On closer examination I could see that his lower jaw is actually mis-aligned now, pulling to the left. We took him to the vet and they said it's either an abscess tooth or jaw cancer. The vet can't determine which...
  19. Bleeding, Female
    Hello everyone, Info Hedgehog: Quinn Breed: African Pygmy Hedgehogs Age: 2 years and 5 months Sex: Female Spayed/neutered: No Litter: Had 2 babies Purchased from: Breeder (happyhedgies) Home: Burnaby, BC, Canada A bit about me Quinn is my first pet and I love her. I've been poking around...
  20. Health
    Hello, Brief history - I have had Martin for about three to four months now and I am unfortunately his third home, so he does have some social issues. Good news is that I will not give him up. His previous owner had taken him into the vet for an enlarged penis and the vet was able to drain the...
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