8 Things to Know Before Bringing a Hedgehog Home


8. They make perfect companions


Hedgehogs love to cuddle up on their owner’s chest, read the book with them, play in the garden, burrow in the clothes, and even chase their owners. They make loyal companions. But if you are a highly sensitive person that has trouble dealing with a pet’s death, hedgehogs might not be for you. They have a very short lifespan.

Each pet has its advantages and disadvantages. Before owning a hedgehog, do your own research. These are definitely not all the facts about them. Hedgehogs are illegal in many countries and states including Arizona, Pennsylvania, California, Georgia, Hawaii, and NYC. Plus, they are very expensive. But overall, they are fantastic pets that you will not regret owning.