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Hedgehog Breeders Salt Lake City UT

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
(801) 466-0313
389 West 1830 S
Salt Lake City, UT
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PETCO
(801) 968-7200
3637 South 2700 West
West Valley City, UT
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
(801) 840-2236
5748 S. Redwood Road
Taylorsville, UT
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PETCO
(801) 352-1510
1090 East Fort Union Boulevard
Midvale, UT
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
(801) 561-0055
6842 South Redwood Road
West Jordan, UT
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
(801) 474-2610
1165 East Wilmington
Salt Lake City, UT
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:30pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:30pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:30pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:30pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:30pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am-8:00pm

PetSmart
(801) 487-9290
3191 E 3300 S
Salt Lake City, UT
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PetSmart
(801) 840-2728
3061-A S 5600 W
W Valley City, UT
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PetSmart
(801) 280-0099
7654 Campus View Drive
West Jordan, UT
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PetSmart
(801) 495-3700
10329 S State St
Sandy, UT
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

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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