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Keeping hedgehogs as pets including what to expect from a hedgehog and the care of pet hedgehogs.
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Hedgehogs and Salmonella
Learn about Salmonella and pet hedgehogs.

Pet Hedgehogs
Find out about pet hedgehogs.

Can You Hold or Cuddle a Hedgehog? Are They Spiky?
A reader wants to know if hedgehogs are spiky, whether hedgehogs can be held and cuddled.

How to Choose a Healthy Hedgehog
When choosing a hedgehog, there are a few things you can look for to inncrease your chances of bringing home a healthy hedgehog.

Do Hedgehogs Get Along with Other Pets?
Answering the question of how hedgehogs get along with other pets in the household.

Should I Get a Friend for my Hedgehog?
Answering the question whether hedgehogs are best housed singly or with a companion hedgehog.

Pet Hedgehogs Pictures
Gallery of pet hedgehogs photos submitted to About Exotic Pets by our readers.

Care of Pet Hedgehogs
Hedgehogs are amazing little creatures and make fascinating pets. Here's advice about caring for them.

Hedgehog Housing - Cages for Pet Hedgehogs
A discussion of different kinds of cages for pet hedgehogs.

Hedgehog Pictures
Pictures of hedgehogs submitted by their owners - and information on how your exotic pet can be featured.

How to Handle a Hedgehog
A step by step guide to picking up your prickly pal.

Hedgehog Names
Some names to consider for your pet hedgehog submitted by other hedgehog owners.

How to Raise Mealworms for Food
Even if you are squeamish, raising mealworms is an easy thing to do.

International Hedgehog Club
Includes an explanation of hedgehog colors, and directories of  shows, veterinarians, and local hedgehog clubs.

VPI Exotic Pet Insurance
Exotic pets, just like dogs and cats, get sick. Prepare for those expenses with exotic pet insurance. VPI is an insurer of exotic pets and offer plans for almost every type of exotic pets. Learn more here.

Kroger Pet Food Recall
A resource for information on the Kroger pet food recall of 2010.

Hedgehog Tooth Diseases
Hedgehogs have about 40 teeth crammed in their tiny mouths. While brushing them isn't usually an option, their teeth can still cause them issues that need to be addressed. Read more on hedgehog tooth diseases here.

Paper Shavings Pet Bedding
Paper Shavings Pet Bedding is a new recycled paper pet bedding that offers absorbency, little to no dust, and someplace comfy for your pet to sleep.

European Hedgehogs
Learn all about pet European hedgehogs.

Spaying and Neutering Hedgehogs
Find out the reasons to and not to spay or neuter your pet hedgehog.

Hedgehog Mites
Learn about mites and your pet hedgehog.

Hedgehog Bedding Options
Find out what kind of bedding will work best for you and your hedgehog.

Insectivore
A definition of insectivore.

Pocket Pets
Find out what pocket pets are and if one is the right pet for you.

Feeding Hedgehogs - Cat Food or Hedgehog Food?
Cat food or hedgehog food, that is the question.

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