The Basics

Articles on basic care and considerations for new or prospective owners.

Vet/Health Care

Articles pertaining to health, nutrition, and veterinary care.

Breeding and Development

Articles and pictures about hedgehog breeding, growth, and development.

Advanced Care Issues

Articles for people who already own a hedgehog or want to know more than just the basics.

Shows and Colors

Learn more about hedgehog shows and hedgehog colors!

Purchase a Hedgehog

Wondering where on earth to buy a hedgehog? Start here!


Where to purchase hedgehog supplies and collectibles.

Our Herd

Meet the hedgehogs of Hedgehog Valley!

Other Critters

Meet the other critters that call Hedgehog Valley their home!


Hedgehog Breeding and Development

Our Pages

So, you want to breed hedgehogs?
Some important considerations, and information.

The many hats of a hedgehog breeder

It's more than just 1 and 1 makes 3...

Hand feeding baby hedgehogs
This page includes helpful hints for those who find it necessary to hand feed babies

Newborn Hedgehogs
See pictures of brand new baby hedgehogs!

Runt hedgehogs?
Learn more!

Stages of hoglet development
See how they grow!

How big should a baby be?
Includes pictures of the biggest little baby we've ever seen!

USDA licensure
An article about how to get USDA licensed (which is required to sell hedgies in the US).

Maternal weight gain during hedgehog pregnancy

What should you expect to see on the scale?

Nature or Nurture

Where does hedgehog temperament come from?

Other peoples' pages that we recommend

Hedgehog ultrasounds
Tips on prenatal care from Milwaukee Superpogs

Antigone Means-Burleson

Iola, KS

Show them you care, Support our Troops

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Last updated by Tig on 11/15/03