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!

Bushy Tailed Jirds

These precious little rodents are relatives of the gerbil, and their care is quite similar. I fell in love with their lovely flowing tails and docile nature, and have kept them as pets since 1996. The average lifespan of our jirds has been about 4 years, and they are low smell as compared to other similarly sized rodents that I have kept. The jirds are very curious and do like to eat small bugs in addition to their basic rodent fare and fruit and veggie treats.


Antigone Means-Burleson

Iola, KS

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Last updated by The Hedgeclown on  02/20/02