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  1. General Questions
    I'm doing this project about how common small pets are abused and mistreated and the general lack of information surrounding how you should care for these pets. What are some common things you see online or with other hedgehog owners that you would call abuse? What are some things people don't...
  2. Health
    Hi all! My little girl just had abdominal surgery today and I would love some advice from others who have been through this on how to best care for my hedgehog Ethel. The vet removed a mass on her belly and gave her permanent stitches that will need to be removed in a few weeks. My vet was...
  3. Health
    Hi, Longtime reader, first-time poster here. I wish I had a happier question. My little guy is about 4.5 years old (had him for the past 3 years), a lean running type hedgie whose healthy weight is around 350g. He's always been tiny (runt of his litter) and I feed him kitten kibble (science...
  4. Introductions
    Hey all! I got my hedgie Roach 1 month ago, he's about 6 months old and very friendly. We bonded pretty fast, and cuddle and play for about 30 minutes a day. He's using the flying saucer, because I couldn't find a regular wheel big enough for the chubby little guy. I read everything I could...
  5. Introductions
    I am very new here, but just wanted to introduce myself to the hedgehog community.:) I recently was given a four year old hedgehog by a relative moving overseas, and am a relatively inexperienced owner. I have had several other pets, but never any kind of rodent. So far it has been a great...
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