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  1. Fecal & Intestinal issues
    My 4 month old quillpig has had anemic poops since I've gotten her and, at first, I thought it was normal for hoglets especially with the stress of a new home and everything, but it still hasn't gotten any better. [Could it possibly be her diet? I'm feeding her Vitakraft Vitasmart Hedgehog...
  2. General Questions
    i’ve had emme for a month now and my dog just realized she’s in the house. since then he’s been crying and shaking if he can’t be in the room she’s in. when he’s in the room all he does is stare and shake more, he shows little interest in my hedgehog and more interested in the smells she has in...
  3. Skin
    Hello, i am Gianni and I am italian. Few weeks ago we bring at home our WabiSabi and from the first moment it started to scratch. Initially it doesn’t shows any signs of illness. We thinked he was changing its squills. The only signs was like an orange mud that caver part of same of its squills...
  4. Health
    My hedgehog is 3 years old, she's never been extremely social and really enjoyed her own space. She's always been extremely large and has always had dryer skin than most hedgehogs. A few months ago I noticed she started loosing more quills than normal, I didn't think much about it because when...
  5. Health
    Hello. I am having some strange things going on with my pet hedgehog. I have had my African Pygmy hedgehog for nearly two years now, and have now transferred him to an enclosure outside. When I sat with him out there his tail was just poking out straight, like I usually see right before he...
  6. General Questions
    Hi guys wanted to ask what should I do if my 2 month old hedgehog doesnt like to drink water? We leave her water bottle inside her enclosure but he doesnt really drink it or if ever he does he just drinks a little. is that okay?
  7. General Questions
    Hi, im really worried, i got a new bed for my hedgie since in his bin we just made her a temprary box before we bought teh bed, he usually goes in the box and sleeps there. So we got him a hedgehog bed so that he has a new place to hide and sleep but now he’s really scared of it and wont go in...
  8. Respiratory Infections
    https://youtube.com/shorts/o4oNsmAF4ZU?feature=share I don’t know what sound he’s making. I can tell it’s all his normal response noises, but as if he’s struggling to squeak air through. Occasionally he’ll convulse a bit and make a loud noise like this. I’m worried and not sure what this means...
  9. Housing & Accessories
    Hi, I just moved my guy, Leo, into a new cage, but beings as it's a tote, I'm not sure what kind of heating element would be best. Aka, I don't want to start a fire. I haven't used any sort of heating elements yet because I had him at home and our AC was broken so my room stayed at 77-79 F at...
  10. General Questions
    I live in a shared house and a women recently moved in with a pet hedgehog- completely fine we even helped her find space for it in the house because it apparently wouldn’t fit in her room. However in the months since she moved in she will leave for up to a week at a time with no notice and...
  11. General Questions
    Why my hedgie is making this sound? HELP Why my hedgehog is doing this sound? I uploaded to YouTube
  12. General Questions
    I really hate my hedgehog
  13. General Questions
    so my hedgie usually sleeps majority of the day, he mostly comes out to eats and i’ll hold him for about 30 minutes and then he’ll go back into his tunnel or sleeping bag and sleep again; today he was awake majority of the day not awake in his tunnel or anything he would sit in the open area of...
  14. Hedgehog Personality and Behaviour
    Hi everyone, My hedgehog is way more fearful after changing her cage. She hisses and pokes out when we put our hands in the cage and grab her. She will unfurl after a while of being in our hands but she is still moody. We haven't changed the way we have been handling her, and save for her not...
  15. Health
    So I have a female, young hedgehog. And For the last few months, Ive had a cup full of water with a drop or two of tree tea oil for treating my hair, And my fiance came home and thought It was regular water and used it to water my hedgie, and He watered her with it for two nights before I saw...
  16. General Questions
    So I have a female, young hedgehog. And For the last few months, Ive had a cup full of water with a drop or two of tree tea oil for treating my hair, And my fiance came home and thought It was regular water and used it to water my hedgie, and He watered her with it for two nights before I saw...
  17. Health
    Hi, I've seen a lot of posts regarding how to keep your hedgehog warm in a winter power outage, but none about how to keep them cool. We have bad summer storms in my area, so we lose power some times which, of course, knocks the AC out. The power was back on before I went to sleep, but the AC...
  18. Feet and legs
    Hi all, My hedgehog has been slowing down (he's older) and it wasn't until recently that I realized that I can aggressively poke his back end and he won't react, but if I go nearer to his front end he puffs up as normal. When he puts his quills up, it's only from like mid-belly to head that...
  19. General Questions
    So im looking at getting a new hedgie, i havent had one in nearly 3 years so im researching as a refresher. Ive seen a lot of 'moisture' content in the hedgie food ive seen online, but i dont know what the minimum/maximum moisture should be in the hedgies food. help :(
  20. Health
    Hello everyone! My hedgie is over year old. She has stomach wounds twice before, treated with ointment and antibiotics. Today, while bath, I found a bad wound, at the same place, but this time looking differently, as it looks like claw skin. Do you know what can it be? I am so worried about...
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