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  1. General Questions
    My hedgehog has a problem with constantly digging up her bedding and getting it into her food dish, is there a way I can stop the bedding from getting into her dish or am I just going to have to live with it?
  2. Diet and Nutrition
    My hoglets are now 20 days old and I am preparing my self for the weaning process. I am aware I won't really have to do much besides the recommended crushing of kibble to make it easier for them to eat. I have been talking with a local breeder and he recommended that I remove the hoglets at 28...
  3. Diet and Nutrition
    Warning; this is just a happy message, yet it may help others, who knows :)  So I posted a couple days ago that my male hedgehog is such a skinny boy, not interested in food at all, his biggest love is his wheel. He only weighed about 280 grams and I was having the hardest time getting him to...
  4. Diet and Nutrition
    I've been feeding my hedgie carrots, romaine lettuce, and the occasional banana with his normal cat food. (I do feed him mealworms.) I know there are better foods out there for my little spike baby and I want him to be the healthiest he can. I'm showing him at a fair this summer so any other...
  5. Diet and Nutrition
    Hi, This has been happening for a while now. When I wake up my hedgie (10.5 months old) and he goes for his first poop/pee of the day he squeaks (sometimes quite loud). I looked and his pee looks clean yellow so I am assuming he might have a slight constipation. On the following poops he...
  6. Diet and Nutrition
    How does this food look, Nutro Kitten Food.
  7. Health
    Tema's about 4 months old, give or take. I believe at this age she's still quilling. She's however become very friendly and mild mannered. I feed her a daily bowl of 1 tablespoon of Iams Kitten mixed with Royal Canin Second Age Kitten (added in today to change her food in case she's tired of...
  8. Diet and Nutrition
    wylie coyote is about 8 months old (i don't know his exact birthday) and he weighs 289 grams as of today. the vet was not totally clear with me as to whether or not this was underweight for a male hog of his age. i always thought he was healthy, though he is a lot slimmer than most hogs i've...
  9. Breeding & Babies Help
    My hedgie Yue's babies are about a week old now! There are 3 (one sadly died) and two are already huge! The other though looks about the size its siblings were when they were born. It doesn't look exactly unhealthy, it wriggles and even walks about, but looks almost like a newborn. It has teeny...
  10. General Questions
    Hello I currently don't own any hedge hogs but I would like for someone to give me a complete run down of generally accepted hedge hog care requirements before I decide to get one. (I see different posts about them with different opinions and I would just like all the correct info in one place...
  11. General Questions
    Hello, So my baby is starting to get over a session of having green poop so I figured it would be a good time to stalk up on some probiotic powder in case his little tummy gets upset again. After shopping around a bit I purchased the following powder...
  12. Diet and Nutrition
    So I went out shopping to pick up a few more supplies for my to-be hedgie i'll be getting in about a month, and grabbed some kitten food that matches guidelines for whats safe for a hedgie (specific food is "Good Natured Wholesome Nutrition Chicken & Egg Recipe With Vegetables"). my only concern...
  13. Diet and Nutrition
    I've had my female hedgehog for a little under 2 weeks now, she's between 6-8 weeks old, and I was ready for food problems as I was not sure what food she'd be okay with eating. I've had her on some higher quality adult cat food this entire time, and although she's in fact eating it, I'm not...
  14. General Questions
    Hi All I have done proper research, and i am now a proud first time hedgie mommy. I have downloaded pdfs and watched so many youtube videos. But i am still confused. In our house we eat fresh fruit and veggies daily and this is why i decided to incorporate this also for my hedgie. I know...
  15. Diet and Nutrition
    Hey guys, I recently bought a little hedgie, 7 weeks old. I've been trying to feed her Nutro Max Cat Adult Chicken Flavor.When I see her trying to eat, I am not sure if it's too hard for her to chew or not? I break them down into super tiny pieces so it fits in her mouth, but it seems like she...
  16. Diet and Nutrition
    My girlfriend and I got our little Mocha about a month ago, and the breeder sent food home with us. The problem is, she refuses to eat anything other than what the breeder fed us, and we are having trouble finding the same food she has been eating. She won't even eat little treats we've gotten...
  17. Diet and Nutrition
    Hello everyone! I am new to the community and I am also a new hedgie owner. I just got my adorable little Velcro a few months ago. I am a little concerned that he is underweight. I have looked at a bunch of other posts and I am still a little unsure what I should do, so I thought that I would...
  18. Diet and Nutrition
    Hi all, I have a male hedgehog who is 8 months old now. He eats very little and is just a skinny boy. I talked to a vet here who specialises in hedgies and she told me to try AD from hills. This is a food for ill cats and dogs that should contain all the necesarry supplements, etc. It smells...
  19. Diet and Nutrition
    Is it ok to feed my hedgehog "zoë indoor formula turkey with peas and russet potato"? ALL NATURAL INGREDIENTS: Turkey meal, deboned turkey, pearled barley, oatmeal, peas, russet potato, quinoa seed, chia seed, flaxseed, sweet potatoes, chickpeas, chicken fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols)...
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