Giving Your Hedgehog Treats

Hedgehog statues with apples

You go out for ice cream every once in a while or buy yourself a chocolate bar. You like to eat yummy things. Your hedgehog does, too. Hedgehogs LOVE treats. But just like you were never allowed to have ice cream for dinner, your hedgehog shouldn’t be receiving treats unless s/he’s eating a balanced diet first. When to Give Your …

How to Help Your Hedgehog Lose Weight – Obese Hedgehogs

Obese hedgehog

Hedgehogs can become fat and overweight if they don’t get enough exercise and eat too many fatty foods and treats. Obesity in hedgehogs is a common and dangerous problem that can cause many complications. It is possible to treat hedgehog obesity and prevent it from occurring again in the future. In today’s post, you’ll learn what causes hedgehog obesity and …

What Do Hedgehogs Eat?

hedgehog eating from pink food bowl.

IMPORTANT: This is for adult African Pygmy Hedgehogs. For baby hedgehogs, read this post. Hedgehogs are natural insectivores (insect eaters), but this doesn’t mean that you need to buy and feed your hedgehog bugs and insects. But if not, fresh insects, what do you feed your hedgehog? Commercial foods are the first hedgehog feeding options to come to mind. However, …