Synopses & Reviews
Hedgehogs raised domestically make interesting pets, but require close attention to their health needs. Here is information on housing, feeding, health care, raising, and maintaining the proper environment for this small spiny mammal. Also included is information on reproduction of hedgehogs and understanding their traits.All titles in Barron's profusely-illustrated Complete Pet Owner's Manuals introduce inexperienced and prospective pet owners to the pleasures and duties of pet care. They also make ideal guides for older children having their first experiences as animal caretakers. Attractively illustrated and filled with helpful information, Barron's Complete Pet Owner's Manuals advise on purchasing, housing, feeding, health care--and where applicable, grooming and training pets. Each book is individually written by an expert--a trainer, breeder, veterinarian, or other animal specialist. These manuals cover every popular dog and cat breed, as well as bird varieties, hamsters and other small caged animals, fish varieties for aquarium hobbyists, terrarium pets, and even exotics, such as reptiles, amphibians, and scorpions. All books have 70 or more color photos, and most also have instructive line illustrations.
Information and advice to help you
take good care of your Hedgehog
The African Pygmy Hedgehog: origins, life cycle, physical traits, behavior, and more
Expert advice: feeding, health care, housing, raising, and more
Understanding your Hedgehog: body language, vocalizations, and their meanings
Step-by-step directions for everyday care Informative and attractive sidebars Filled with handsome full-color photos
Hedgehogs raised domestically make interesting pets, but require close attention to their health needs.