How much does a long-eared hedgehog cost?
Long-eared hedgehog prices are typically $1500 for males and $2000 for females. Females are priced higher than males only because of the demand for females from breeders. There are no differences in dispositions between male and female hedgehogs as pets!
Is it legal to have hedgehogs as pets in India?
Says Jose Louies of the Wildlife Trust of India, “According to The Indian Wildlife Protection Act, 1972, it is illegal to keep as pets any animal or bird that is found in the wild.” He adds, “So while Indian species are protected in the country, they are not protected anywhere else.
Can you have a long-eared hedgehog as a pet?
Egyptian Long-Eared Hedgehogs are one of the three successfully domesticated hedgehog breeds. They’re popular because they’re relatively cheap to maintain and low maintenance by comparison to a lot of other pets; you don’t need to take them for walks, and they don’t have as strong of a social need.
What is the cheapest hedgehog?
The cheapest hedgehogs will be either salt and pepper or cinnamon and “pinto” hedgies will be in the mid-price range. The most expensive hedgehogs will tend to be blonde, black or white. Breeders will tend to charge more than a pet store.
Is keeping turtle legal in India?
There are a lot of exotic pets and species of endangered animals that are listed as “banned pets” in India. While you may think owning a parrot or a tortoise is harmless, keeping them as pets is not just unethical but illegal, and can land you in jail.
What is the best hedgehog breed?
We have nothing against the other species of hedgehogs of course, but there are three main reasons why the African pygmy is considered the best choice:
- They’re the smallest of all the species which makes them easy to handle and find space for in your home.
- Their temperament is well-suited for being pets.
Which hedgehog is best?
The most popular type of hedgehog to keep as a pet is the African Pygmy Hedgehog. The African Pygmy Hedgehog is also referred to as a white-bellied or four-toed hedgehog (Atelerix albiventris). This hedgehog type typically ranges from ½ to 1-¼ lbs. and will measure approximately 5 to 8 inches.
What is an Indian long-eared hedgehog?
The Indian long-eared hedgehog ( Hemiechinus collaris) is a small species of mammal native to northern India and Pakistan. It is insectivorous and nocturnal.
Where can I buy a Hedgehog for cheap?
Backyard breeders sell their hedgehogs for cheap in local marketplaces, while reputable breeders operate more legitimately with websites, Facebook pages, referrals, etc. Backyard breeders can’t show genetic histories, while reputable breeders happily will.
Where to breed hedgehogs in Ontario?
Mylilhedgies (MLH) is a small registered hedgehog breeder located on the outskirts of Barrie Ontario. MLH has been breeding since 2012. We breed for health and temperament so that we can always offer healthy and friendly hedgehogs.
Are there Hedgehog breeders in the United States?
There are very few hedgehog breeders within the United States. For some states, we’re unable to find a good breeder. In this case, we’ve highlighted a reputable hedgehog shelter where you can adopt a healthy hedgehog (these will be underlined). In many cases this is a better option, as hedgehogs in shelters are in desperate need of a loving home.