Hedgehogs, Their Unusual Breeds, and Your Guide to Choosing the Right Type

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This guest post is by Kwintine Mathews. Are you tired of the usual canine and feline companions? If you’re searching for an interesting and unique pet, you might want to consider the adorable hedgehogs. These small creatures belong to the Erinaceidae family, which is mostly based in Europe, Africa, and Asia.Hedgehogs typically have round bodies, pointed noses, and short tails. …

Hedgehog Cafes In Japan

Japan loves everything cute, and what can be cuter than hedgehogs? So, really, it isn’t a surprise to hear that Japan has hedgehog cafés. One of the cafés is named Harry from the word harinezumi meaning hedgehog in Japanese. Harinezumi is literally translated to needle mouse. The café was opened in 2016 in Roppongi district, Tokyo. They wanted to show people …

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 is more likely to be mean and aggressive. Another factor that plays a role in your hedgehog’s personality is the 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 for 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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How Hedgehogs Got Their Name 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’ Number Of Hedgehog Quills Hedgehogs have between 5,000 and 7,000 hollow quills. The quills do not have barbs. “Hedgehog Quill Anatomy” Hedgehog quills …

Why You Should Get Hedgehogs As Pets

Table of Contents Reasons to Keep Hedgehogs as PetsThings to Know Before Buying a HedgehogHedgehog RequirementsInteracting with other petsHedgehogs and Humans health 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 …