Hedgehog Personality Types

Hedgehog’s personalities depend on many factors, the most important is how often they are handled and in which way. A hedgehog that was neglected, not handled very often or handled with gloves/in an intimidating manner are most likely to be mean and aggressive. Another factor that plays a role in your hedgehog’s personality is their mother’s personality. If your hedgehog’s …

How Much do Hedgehogs Cost?

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So in the last post, I answered a very common question, ‘Where to Buy a Hedgehog?’. Today, I’ll answer a much more important question to many and that is How much do hedgehogs cost? Before buying a pet, it’s important to know whether you can afford to have a new member in your family. Hedgehog’s needs of food and water, …

Where to Buy a Hedgehog

Where to Buy a Hedgehog When buying a hedgehog, you want to find the right hedgehog for you. You also need to be sure the hedgehog you are buying is healthy and not aggressive. Before you hurry off to the buy your hedgehog, there are a few things you should know. What to look for when buying a hedgehog When …

African Pygmy Hedgehog

The African Pygmy hedgehog is the most common hedgehog kept as pets. The African Pygmy hedgehog is a hybrid of a four-toed hedgehog and an Algerian hedgehog. If you have a hedgehog, it’s probably an African Pygmy hedgehog. African pygmy hedgehogs can make a variety of sounds such as chirps, squeal, grunts, and hisses. Here’s the answers to a few …

Where Do Hedgehogs Live?

You may have seen a hedgehog in a zoo or in your backyard garden, but where do hedgehogs live? Let’s take a look. Hedgehogs Around the World Wild Hedgehogs are native to desert and savanna areas in some parts of Africa, Europe, and Asia. However, they have been introduced to other areas, such as parts of Brazil, Scotland, and New Zealand. …

Interesting Hedgehog Facts

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Hedgehogs got their name because of their foraging habits. Hedgehogs search through hedges looking for food and insects. As they move through the hedges, they emit hog-like sounds, hence the name ‘Hedgehog’ Hedgehogs have between 5,000 and 7,000 hollow quills. The quills do not have barbs. Hedgehog quills are hollow, have a flexible neck, and are raised by erector muscles. …

Why You Should Get Hedgehogs As Pets

If you’re thinking of keeping hedgehogs as pets, you’ll need to know about them before you go get one.  Here we cover the most important facts you’ll need to consider before bringing your new hedgehog home. The most common hedgehog kept as a pet is the African Pygmy Hedgehog. If you want to buy a hedgehog, I advise that you …