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  1. Introductions
    I'm so excited to be joining this forum as a proud mom to a 3-month-old female hedgehog named Minnie Pearl. I've suffered from depression and anxiety throughout my life, but after two years of absolutely adoring/ wanting one of these precious animals I finally felt I was in a stable, healthy and...
  2. General Questions
    Hello! my name is Gabe 2 days ago i bought my very first Hedgehog! His name is Ayumi! i made his house with a plastic trasnparent box under it i put old newspapers i got him one of those refill water thingies but he drinks from under it in a plastic little bowl i got i also used a plastic lid to...
  3. Skin
    so yeah i'm new, both here and with hedgehogs i got Huxley just 2 days ago and maybe it's just me being paranoid but i noticed some things off place. please take into account that there's no vet for hedgehogs where i live. yes, having one in this conditions may be irresponsible, i know. that's...
  4. General Questions
    Hello all. My partner and I are going to be purchasing our first hedgehog within the next month. I've decided to get a baby that has been intentionally bred, rather than rescue an older hedgehog since it is our first hedgehog. I also refuse to buy from a pet store. My breeder "search strategy"...
  5. Introductions
    Hi, I am BRAND new to the hedgehog work. I just got my first hedgehog yesterday. So... he wont let me pick him up, if i pick him up he curls up, quills,hisses and, pops... The breeder i got him from said he is the largest in his litter and he is super shy... How do I get him to be comfortable...
  6. Feet and legs
    Hi there! I've read the other cut foot threads, so I think I'm okay on first aid and care, but I'm wondering about reintroducing my hedgie's wheel safely. Gideon is just about three months old, and we've had him since late October. He has a CSW or similar design (we bought it from our breeder)...
  7. Introductions
    Hi everyone, I just recently picked out my first Hedgehog, he's 8 weeks old, he doesn't have a name yet. I've been lurking on this site and a couple other Hedgehog sites for several months before picking him up spur of the moment at a reptile/exotics show. His breeder described him as hyper by...
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