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Hedgehog Breeders Lexington KY

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
(859) 543-1188
1945 Pavillon Way
Lexington, KY
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

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(859) 382-0067
650 S. Mill St. #422
Lexington, KY
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Pooper Scooper Services
Hours
8:00am-8:00pm
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Weekly Service starting at $8.00

Dogs Walkin'
(859) 227-1969
2017 Fontaine Road
Lexington, KS
Products
Dog Walking
Hours
9AM - 12AM

Incredi Pet
(859) 277-9736
306 Southland Dr
Lexington, KY

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Animal House Pets, LLC
(859) 269-2417
3101 Richmond Rd Ste 201
Lexington, KY
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amazingly low for a small store

PetSmart
(859) 271-8170
310 East Brannon Road
Nicholasville, KY
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Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-7:00

Eastland Pet Shop
(859) 231-8869
1301 Winchester Rd Ste 225
Lexington, KY

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Regency Pet Ctr
(859) 277-0204
2601 Regency Rd Ste B
Lexington, KY

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Pet Supermarket
(859) 313-5303
2307 Nicholasville Rd
Lexington, KY

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Animal House
(859) 269-2417
3101 Richmond Rd Ste 201
Lexington, KY

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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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Dog: 84%
Cat: 52%
Bird: 4%
Small pet (e.g. rabbit, hamster, ferret): 8%
Exotic pet (snake, lizard): 4%
Fish: 16%
Horse: 4%
Pig: 0%
Other farm animal: 0%
Other: 4%
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Health-related symptoms (vomiting, diarrhea, limping, etc.): 44%
In-depth information about your pet's health (allergies, ticks and fleas, nutrition, etc.): 60%
Cute pet pictures or funny videos: 48%
Pets in the News (hero stories, photo contests, etc.): 28%
Breed information or place to adopt a pet: 24%
Finding a vet for your pet: 16%
Alerts (pet food recalls, seasonal alerts, etc.): 48%
Other: 20%
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Not at all important: 4%
Not that important: 4%
Neutral: 20%
Important: 60%
Very important: 12%
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