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Keeping Your Hedgehog Warm: Preventing Your Hedgehog from Hibernating

Keeping Your Hedgehog Warm - Preventing Your Hedgehog from Hibernating

We have covered before how great hedgehogs are as pets and how low maintenance they are to care for. However one of the most important aspects of hedgehog care is keeping them in a warm environment. If a hedgehog is not given a warm area to sleep and spend most of its time, it can become chilly, go into hibernation, and eventually die.

The good news is that keeping your hedgehog warm is easily done with a very affordable heating pad! Continue reading Keeping Your Hedgehog Warm: Preventing Your Hedgehog from Hibernating

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Why Does My Pet Hedgehog Lick My Hands?

Why Does My Pet Hedgehog Lick My Hands

We recently received this question from a new hedgehog owner:

“My little new 1 and 1/2 year old hedgie licks on my hands every time we are socializing with him. Is it the salt on my skin? Does he need a salt and mineral block?

Continue reading Why Does My Pet Hedgehog Lick My Hands?