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Old 09-29-2016, 10:32 PM United States
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Currently I'm looking into the idea of getting a hedgehog. However, I'm looking all over for what is available on information. Been learning quite a bit. I was curious if anyone can answer my novice quest of.. Can you house two hedgehogs? I'd figure you might be able to do female? or are they strictly solitary creatures?
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Old 11-30-2016, 01:04 PM Canada
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From the research I've done, you only have them by themselves. While some females may tolerate the others presence, it usually doesn't end well. So yes, only one by itself is best.
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Old 12-03-2016, 10:41 AM United States
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ive only ever had one by themselves, (ive never tried to house pairs), so i cant say how well pairs go but I can say that they are happy as solitary hedgies when well taken care of. a wheel, heat, delicious food, approrpiate snacks, and playtime... and they will be very happy little buggers!
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Old 07-23-2017, 10:53 PM United States
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It's more feasible to start with one.
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Old 07-24-2017, 04:29 PM United States
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Hedgies can rarely live together. I believe most people put them together for breeding, them separate because of the fighting issue.
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