Is chocolate harmful to hedgehogs?
Hedgehogs should never be fed avocados, onions, grapes or raisins, chocolate, any raw meat or egg yolks.
Is milk bad for hedgehogs?
Hedgehogs are lactose intolerant and must never be given cows’ milk or milk products. It can cause severe digestive upset and kill them. If you want to give them a drink, make it water. Always keep a supply of clean, fresh water available in a shallow, heavy based bowl.
What can a hedgehog eat?
As pets, hedgehogs should mainly be fed high quality hedgehog food. Small amounts of gut loaded insects (i.e. insects fed nutritious food that is then passed on to the lizard), such as worms and crickets and a small amount of fresh vegetables and fruits can also be offered.
Is bread bad for hedgehogs?
The following foods should be avoided when feeding hedgehogs: Bread and milk (hogs are lactose intolerant so milk can make them ill. Bread has little nutritional value)
What do hedgehogs like to do for fun?
What do hedgehogs not like?
Feeding hedgehogs Leave out foods like tinned dog or cat food (not fish-based) and crushed dog or cat biscuits.
Do hedgehogs get bored?
Secondly, people get bored of their pet hedgehogs. They are nocturnal, like to move around a lot and need a wheel on which to run. They also tend to poop as they run and end up smearing the wheel and themselves in faeces that will need to be cleaned up every day.
What is wrong with hedgehogs?
Some regions have banned the practice of keeping hedgehogs, as some carry the highly contagious foot-and-mouth disease. They can also transmit salmonella bacteria as well as viral and fungal diseases, and their sharp spines can puncture skin and cause infections.
What noise do hedgehogs make at night?
Hedgehogs are capable of making a range of sounds from a quiet snuffling to hissing, snarling, purring, whistling, clicking and even loud screaming, which is what sometimes gets them mistaken for excited or distressed humans.
How do you get rid of hedgehog poop?
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