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Hedgehog Archives

As articles are found and I post them, the archives will grow. If you know of any articles that I haven't posted please e-mail me at so that they can be posted. Disclaimer: the information posted here is for informational use only. A veterinarian should be consulted about any health problems. Lake Shore Hedgehogs cannot be held responsible for the use of any information posted.

African Pygmy Hedgehogs Written by Cathy Johnson-Delaney, DVM.

Clinical Approach to the African Hedgehog Written by Heidi L. Hoefer, DVM, ABVP.

Common Disorders and Care of Pet Hedgehogs This article was posted on NetVet for use by veterinarians in the diagnosis and care of hedgehogs. It was written by Cathy A Johnson-Delaney, DVM.

Hedgehog Lameness Written by Theresa L. Lightfoot, DVM, ABVP.

Mystery Illness in Hedgehogs Written by John Chitty B., Vet. Although it lists his title as "Vet" in the article, I'm guessing he is a DVM. An e-mail informed me that his title is given to someone who got their degree in Great Britain and is practicing here in the states.

What You Don't Know About Hedgehog Diseases Written by Lisa B. Done, DVM.