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Hedgehog Breeders Lafayette LA

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.

PETCO
(337) 232-5385
3215 Louisiana Avenue
Lafayette, LA
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-6:00pm

PetSmart
(337) 984-5319
5700 JOHNSTON STREET
LAFAYETTE, LA

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Pet-Nannys.com
(337) 322-1922
Lafayette LA
Lafayette , LA
Products
Pet care
Hours
24/7
Prices and/or Promotions
15.00

Pals Pets
(337) 369-3068
709 S Lewis St
New Iberia, LA

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PetSmart
(318) 798-6623
7061 Youree Dr
Shreveport, LA
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 9:00-7:00

PetSmart
(337) 984-5319
5700 Johnston St Ste 100
Lafayette, LA
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-7:00

Durel's Pet Shop Inc
(337) 984-3403
3814 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy
Lafayette, LA
Hours
Mon-Sat 9am-9pm Sun 11am-6pm

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Mill Pond Kennels
(337) 513-4148
1026 N Larriviere Rd
Broussard, LA
 
Pet Butler of Baton Rouge
(225) 268-8217
1745 East Lakeshore Drive
Baton Rouge, LA

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PETCO
(225) 665-0507
2358 South Range Avenue
Denham Springs, LA
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

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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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