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  1. Hedgehog Personality and Behaviour
    So I wanted to post because I am concerned that I do not know enough about the care and maintenance of my hedgie. I clean his cage daily, refill his food bowl daily, clean and refill his water as well. But things like Mites and stuff I do not know much about. Any general advice on anything I...
  2. Mites
    Hello, I am a very new hedgehog owner. My little guys name is chief and I recently took him to the vet as I discovered a bunch of mites on his face. Its been 3 days since he got his first dose of revolution and by now he's starting to get a little stinky since he hasn't bathed in a while. I...
  3. General Questions
    Hey everybody! I just got my hedge over the weekend. He is 2 years old, was a friend's roommate's pet, and I've known him all his life but he's just recently become mine. His last owner was a little... inattentive, and I took him more out of a desire to help him than a desire to have a...
  4. General Questions
    Hi all! I'm new here and to the hedgehog owning world, so to speak. I recently brought home a 3 month old albino hedgehog and am trying to make her feel comfortable. I'm handling her 2 times a day for around an hour plus each time. She's been home two weeks now.. am I going about this all wrong...
  5. General Questions
    Adopted hedgehog ?'s: Confirming proper CHE set-up & are blankets ever needed w/ CHE? Our CHE set-up arrived today (per the specifications from this site) and everything seems to be working well. We adopted Norman and the previous owners were using a human heating pad and electric blanket...
  6. General Questions
    Our family has recently adoped Norman. Seeing that we live where there is always a likelihood that the power can go out in the winter and it will eventually be cold and snowy outside (and we do not have a generator), I wanted to ask in advance please what do people do to keep a hedgehog warm if...
  7. Heating
    Hi, we are looking for advice on keeping our newest family member warm as new owners of Norman, an almost one year old male hedgehog. I had planned on using the same methods as the previous owners did on keeping him warm, most resources tell you on acceptable temp range but not the how to...
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