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  1. Skin
    My hedgehog Connor Chestnut is coming into his third week with us and is unfortunately pretty sick. He was surrendered to us through the HWS by a family that could no longer care for him, but had treated him very well and told us everything they could. We knew he was getting over an ear...
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    My boy King Robert had a lump of goo growing out his back before we lanced and drained it. Of note: the skin was perfect, no dryness, scaling, redness, swelling, literally no indication of something wrong other than the bump. We suspect it was just a zit or an ingrown quill but it's his second...
  3. Skin
    I got my little buddy, Ayumi, 2 days ago. He looked healthy (or what i could call healthy since i had never seen a hedgehog) but yesterday i noticed this on his skin: (bad pic might add another one later) his skin seems to be open and it looks like when you get a ingrown hair? how i can help...
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    Hi! My name is Mary, I'm new to the forum. I'm taking care of my boyfriend's hedgehog while he is away traveling. The hedgie is around 3 years old and I think he likes me more than he likes him :lol: I noticed that he has some kind of dandruff between his quills. I'm attaching a couple of...
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    Hey everyone. So my hedgie has been suffering from slightly dry skin and pretty tattered ears recently. Tonight I took her out and put some olive oil onto a piece of paper towel to try and massage her ears, but she became a bit of a drama queen and wasn't having it :lol: Any tips on something...
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    Hi, I am a relatively new hedgehog owner since april, and i have found that Henry has mites. I assume so at least, as i itch after holding him, he loses quills, and his skin is dry and flaky. Oh, I also saw little white mites crawling on my skin after holding him the other day! The nearest vet...
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