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Hedgehog Breeders Houston TX

Hedgehogs are noiseless, odorless, inoffensive and nondestructive in their manner. They are nocturnal and therefore are active in the evenings. If they are allowed to run in the house, they tend to hide in corners or under furniture.

PetSmart
(713) 863-0533
1907 Taylor St.
Houston, TX
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PetSmart
(713) 520-7917
2902 S Shepherd Dr
Houston, TX
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PetSmart
(713) 661-5585
5415 West Loop S
Houston, TX
Hours
Monday - Friday: 7:00-9:00
Sunday: 8:00-7:00

PETCO
(713) 957-4341
12015 Northwest Freeway
Houston, TX
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-7:00pm

PetSmart
(713) 914-0965
8380 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PETCO
(713) 521-1005
2110 South Shepherd
Houston, TX
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-7:00pm

PETCO
(713) 665-4150
5450 Weslayan Suite 12
Houston, TX
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-7:00pm

PetSmart
(713) 662-2553
8230 Kirby Dr
Houston, TX
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PetSmart
(713) 932-9909
9718 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PETCO
(713) 781-9010
7510 Westheimer
Houston, TX
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-7:00pm

Hedgehog

Hedgehogs are noiseless, odorless, inoffensive and nondestructive in their manner. They are nocturnal and therefore are active in the evenings. If they are allowed to run in the house, they tend to hide in corners or under furniture. Many hedgehogs dig in carpets or in houseplant dirt, if accessible, and will forage for spiders and insects in the home. Most hedgehogs prefer dim, quiet environments and may react with fright at loud noises or bright lights. Hedgehogs are solitary by nature. When encountering something new in the environment a hedgehog may "taste'' it, then begin hypersalivating and create a foam, which it then spits onto itself. The process is called "anting'' or "anointing.'' Most owners will promptly rinse or bathe the hedgehog to get rid of the material.

Vital statistics

  • Body length: 7 inches (17 cm)
  • Body weight: male African: 500-600 g, female African: 250-400 g, male European: 800-1200 g, female European: 400-800 g
  • Sexual maturity: 3 months
  • Maximum life span: 4-7 years

What should you feed your Hedgehog?

The hedgehog diet is omnivorous, high in protein and low in fat. High fat foods adversely affect the hedgehog's health and longevity. To minimize obesity, ad lib feeding of adults should be discouraged. One should feed in the evening a portion size that is almost completely consumed by morning. Only a small amount of food needs to be present during the day for ...

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