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  1. General Questions
    I've had my hedgies for about a year now, and I've just noticed a weird bump on one's head. It doesn't look like anything I've seen. Please help!
  2. Skin
    So I got my first hedgehog, Biggie Smalls, about a month ago as a rescue from an animal shelter. She is a little over two years old and came with some minor health problems (ie. dry skin with no mites, chipped teeth, slightly over weight). About a week or two after adopting her, she started to...
  3. 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...
  4. Mites
    Hi everyone, So I'm having some issues with my hedgehog Hobson's skin! It appears almost white and crackly and dry, and I've tried everything! He's had this problem for almost as long as I've had him (2 years). It doesn't seem to overly bother him, no more quilling issues (he had some...
  5. Skin
    HELP can anyone help me identify what is this red spot, and how do i solve it? my hedge is about 5 months old i cant go to the vet, as hedgehog is not legal in my country please help me out, any input would be greatly appreciated :)
  6. Quills
    So Mr. Murloc is at it again with the quill loss! He was treated for mites and has since recovered. Recently he has been losing A TON of quills, i feel like just looking at him causes them to fall off! He isn't scratching or showing signs of discomfort like he did when he had mites. He is...
  7. 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...
  8. Skin
    Hey everyone, my hedgehog, Hedgie (Creative, I know. He's my first, don't judge me.) was making weird noises yesterday, after I got home from work at 4, so I checked on him, and noticed something stuck over his nose that looked a bit like food, or resembled the color. Being me, I peeled...
  9. Skin
    I posted this under quills but have not had any reply so I am trying it here, I was drying Murloc after his bath and I noticed this odd lump in the area between his fur and quills near his ear. I just saw the vet and he said Mur looks great and healthy.(update to this: after the vet visit Murloc...
  10. Skin
    Hi! I have had my hedgehog for almost a year now. Over the last week or so she has been losing a lot of quills, and has really flaky skin. I was playing with her, and after putting her back into her cage I found 6 quills in the area I had her out. I am not noticing any bald spots, but I know she...
  11. Skin
    My Hedgehog has developed 2 red spots on his side. I am very worried & hoping to get some help!
  12. Quills
    So I went home for a while and Rory (4 months old at the time) couldn't live with me because my mother is terrified of small rodent-sized animals, so he lived in the basement of my grandmother's house, 2 minutes from mine, and seemed to be happy and content while there. I then went on vacation...
  13. Skin
    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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