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  1. Health
    Hi, I'm hoping to find someone with experience with an old hedgehog. My Nova is almost 4 1/2 years old and she recently starting having health problems. I'm not sure how much of her condition is due to her age and I don't know when I should let her go. She has always been healthy up until last...
  2. Health
    Hello, I am a somewhat novice hedgie owner. I have had my first ever hedgehog for a little over two years, and he will be three years old this month. I know they live 3-5 years in captivity so I know he is probably more prone at this point to falling ill. The Problem: I recently notice my...
  3. WHS (Wobbly Hedgehog Syndrome)
    Hi Everyone, I have a hedgehog who is somewhere between 4 and 5 years old, probably closer to 5 than 4. He has been a healthy boy most of the time I have had him (rescued him around 2 years). He had one outbreak of mites but we got that fixed with a vet visit and some meds. He's not super...
  4. Health
    Hello, I have a lil hog, Coconut, and he is 5 years old now. I remember seeing him in his litter as lil tiny hogs, not even with their eyes open yet, and he crawled up into my hand. Couple months or so later and I was able to bring him home! I was bonded since the very beginning. He is such a...
  5. Fecal & Intestinal issues
    Hi, My hedgehog, Watson, has always seemed pretty healthy. He's older, about 2 1/2 years old. His eyes are clear, he eats well, he exercises pretty regularly. Lately his cage has been smelling really bad. I used to need to clean it every two weeks, then every week, now it starts to smell...
  6. Health
    Our poor little boy, Hedgeworth, has had a pretty rough time. We were his 3rd family, and he's always had a very rough response to stress. Recently, he has stopped eating and drinking, and he is acting very lethargic, just the same as was described by the user pickles17 in this thread...
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