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  1. General Questions
    Hi Everyone, Hope everyone's enjoying their weekend. I have a few questions about my baby Hedgie, whose name is Spike. He's the first hedgehog I've owned, so I'm still inexperienced. Here are some fast facts about Spike and what I've observed: Spike Details --------------- 1) Age: 16 weeks...
  2. General Questions
    my hedgehog (melchior) is a bit over a year old and so far has been fine. But within the last 2 wks or so, has been losing quills. I thought it might be mites? but he is currently on fleece bedding, fleece sleeping area, etc. so I don't know where he would have gotten them from. I don't know how...
  3. Mites
    hello i have an egyptian long eared hedgehog whos about 1 year and 5 months old (im not sure if theyre quilling patterns are different from the pygmys, (i havnt been able to find evidence theyre any different). he is losing a lot of quills lately like today for example he was on my lap i was...
  4. Skin
    I recently rescued my first hedgie from a friend of mine who's family wasn't taking the best care of her. They told me she is about 2 years old. Once I got her home I noticed that she was scratching a lot and it is scaring me. she will be running on her wheel for about a minute(a new concept to...
  5. Introductions
    Hello! I got my pet hedgehog, Starlord, a few months ago and he was veryyy shy. Soon he was opening up faster and so on. But a couple of weeks ago (1-3 weeks?) he started to get shy and grumpy again along with very dry skin, the poor little guy, and then I noticed an increase in quill loss. I...
  6. Health
    My hedgehog, Pepper, had mites about 6 months (or so) ago. She seems to be getting them again and i know she is not quilling. What can i do to keep them away?
  7. Quills
    I've had my hedgehog, Uni, for about a week or so. He's about a month and a half years old. First couple a days in, I noticed that he had yellow specks crawling on his nose, near his eyes, around his ears, and some around the top of his head and the back. It wasn't anything too much so I rubbed...
  8. Health
    OK so, my hedgie Beatrice is a hot mess. I rescued her from someone who couldnt take care of her and bought her from a shady breeder. She had some pretty bad quill loss when i took her in, but she had seen a vet twice for it already, been medicated for mites, and then for a yeast infection. When...
  9. Skin
    Hi! Millie was born 11/7/15 and it seems she has super dry skin. But she also doesn't have as many quills as I think she should. She has quite a lot of space between her quills. Her ears are very dry looking as well.. I don't know if she has quilled yet and she's healthy other than this. Help!
  10. Quills
    Hello, My hedgehog is a male and is a little under a year old. Over the weekend during bath time I noticed that my little man had one quill on the front of his brow that looked damaged in the center of the quill. The once white quill is now brownish in the center and looks miss-shaped (bent or...
  11. General Questions
    I brought home my new hedgehog two days ago she is currently 7 weeks and 5 days old and is quilling while handling her i noticed a few small scabs around the base of some of her quills and was wondering if i should be worried about mites or is this normal? also if anyone has any advice on how to...
  12. Health
    Hello All, I am a new hoglet owner! I got my little Gus about a month ago exactly and hes grown immensely since I got home, eating LOTS of the food he was SENT HOME WITH. He is about twelve weeks old now and he is my wittle baby who I greatly adore. Before I got my little guy I did lots of...
  13. Skin
    hello, i have a hedgehog named pinto i got almost a week ago, hes about two months old, and he seems to have dry skin? like it looks dusty and gray? but then i thought its might be mites, because two or three times recently when i was playing with him or watching him wander around his cage, he...
  14. Mites
    I have no idea how my hedgehog milo would get mites but recently today hes been scratching behind his ear. Hes 2 months old so maybe a sign of quilling? He might just have a itch but he did it like 5 or 6 times when I had him out for a hour. Hes my first hedgehog sp I worry over the littlest...
  15. Quills
    Hi, my little hedgie is 13months old now and I know this winter her skin was very dry and she would scratch herself a bit, I tried to help her as much as possible and noticed it was getting a little better. But now, in the past week I've found about a dozen of her quills around her cage and...
  16. Quills
    I got a hedgehog about a month ago, and he's been losing an unusual amount of quills this week. He was born December 15, so could be be quilling? He doesn't really unroll, so I can't watch his behavior very much. He moves at night, but of course runs away when I come in.
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