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  1. Diet and Nutrition
    So I've been posting lately about Yuki's health issues (periodically vomiting and quill loss). He also has excess saliva and bad breath. Back in October 2018 after months of going to the vet about his swollen lip and excess saliva and then foaming at the mouth issue. We put him under anaesthetic...
  2. Health
    Hi everyone. My guy hasn't really been eating for the past 3 days, consistently less than 10 pieces of kibble. He is losing quills and has dry skin, I think he's started quilling (he's 10 weeks old) however I can't really tell if he's growing new quills or not. He has dry skin and is extra...
  3. Health
    Hey guys! I'm worried about my 3 year old hedgehog, Phoebe. She started losing quills, hair and shedding skin flakes like crazy about two months ago. I gave her a sulfur lime bath (worked previously in the past) but it didn't help her. After a couple oatmeal baths and oils I took her to her vet...
  4. General Questions
    I've had my hedgehog, Chestnut, for about 2 months now (she is around 3 months old), and I believe that she has been in some stage of quilling since I got her, but now I'm not sure. When I first got her, she was losing a few quills a day, then she started to lose around 20 a day. These days...
  5. 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...
  6. General Questions
    Hi there, I am new here and this is really my last ditch effort before spending a lot of money going to the vet. I have a female hedgehog named Nina, she is about 8 months old now and I am growing increasingly concerned. About a month or so ago, I noticed that she started to get dry skin. I...
  7. Skin
    Ok so here is the history with my hedgehog, almost 2 year old male, I've had him for 1.5 years anyways he was loosing quills a lot and after a long time of treatment and almost going to the point of a skin biopsy (I refused for fear of the process and possible side effects on Doug) we did...
  8. Quills
    Hi. My hedgehog Winston has been losing quills. There are now large bald patches. 3 weeks ago he had a major infection and was on oral antibiotics for a week. This caused significant stress, and I attributed the quill loss to the infection. However, the infection has cleared up the quill loss...
  9. Skin
    Hey yal. Ive had my hedgehog (Barry) for a little over two weeks, which makes him about 10 weeks old. When I got him he had a small amount of dry, red skin behind his ear and above his right eye where the quills begin to form. After an oatmeal bath about 80% of the dryness started to get better...
  10. Quills
    We got a 6 week old hedgehog Saturday, she is our first hedgehog. She's been loosing a decent amount of quills since bringing her home. Everytime we take her out and put her into her bonding pouch she always leaves some in there. When I clean out her cleaning area everyday there's always some in...
  11. General Questions
    When I got my hedgehog, Rigby is was 6 weeks old and the breeder told me that he was quilling and to expect to find some quills and also some grouchiness. That was about three weeks ago, and I've been finding a few quills here and there. Somewhere between 1-2 a day to about 5 or so. I haven't...
  12. Skin
    Sorry everyone, I don't mean to spam with posts (I started a vitamin thread a few days ago) and only post when something is wrong...but I really need some help, I'm really worried about my girl Luna. Here's a breakdown of whats going on: -Luna had some bald spots along her quill/belly line...
  13. Quills
    My 7-8 week ld Female Hedgehog, Sabel, which I've only had for over a under two weeks now, has been getting extremely protective and aggressive when i touch or go anywhere near her or her quills. When i do manage to pick her up and get her more accustomed to being held again, I notice she'll...
  14. Health
    Hello, Thought I would post on here since it's 2am and I can't call my vet. So Quillson is almost a year now and at around 4-5 months old I noticed him losing more quills than I thought was normal. I also saw him itching and biting at his back quills/having pretty flakey skin so I decided to...
  15. Quills
    My hedgehog is 1 1/2 years old and she was running around yesterday when I had her out and I noticed she was leaving quills everywhere. She does not have any noticeable patches where she is missing quills on her back but I have never had this happen before. I read that it could be mites but I...
  16. Quills
    I've done a lot of research and can't find any answers to what I need. So for the past few months, my little girl has been losing quills. I know it isn't mites because I've dealt with that before. Her skin is very dry, and a lot of the quills she loses seem to have a chunk of dry skin on the...
  17. Mites
    I took my hedgehog Buster into the vet over a month ago (presidents day) and got him on a 6 week treatment of Revolution. The vet couldn't find any mites on his from the scraping, but we decided to treat him just incase. He still has decent quill loss today, and still has very bald spots. I can...
  18. Skin
    I've had my hedgie for about two weeks now and as a new mother I'm still having frights about everything. The first week he had green poo and I just let it pass since we just brought him home and he was getting used to his new place. He's been losing quite a few quills but nothing crazy over the...
  19. Quills
    So a bit of a back story- we got Luna about two months ago and she's now 14 weeks old. She was losing a lot of quills, but we thought it was just a bad quilling at first. When we noticed her quills were thinning all over and we didn't see any growing in, we decided to take her to the vet. The...
  20. Quills
    My hedgehog is a little over 10 months now and for a little over the past month he's been losing A LOT of quills. When we take him out, in the one hour of play time we usually have, he may lose up to 20 quills. However, he does not have any bald patches nor is he abnormally itchy, and I did a...
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