Do hedgehogs hurt when you hold them?
It is important to move steadily and confidently.
Certainly picking up a hedgehog doesn’t hurt nearly as bad as getting a shot but the spines are sharp and they are gong to prick you to some degree.
Hedgehogs have poor eyesight but they can detect movement very well.
Do hedgehogs make a good pet?
Pet hedgehogs are quiet, active, entertaining, and low maintenance. They are nocturnal, making them a good pet for someone who has a 9 to 5 job. These solitary animals prefer to be housed alone and may fight if kept with other hedgehogs.
How do you hold a hedgehog without it hurting?
How to Pick Up and Hold a Hedgehog –
What to do if you get pricked by a hedgehog?
Gently push your hands underneath your standing hedgehog. You can even scoop up a bit of bedding to protect your hands a bit more if you are nervous about getting pricked. Cup your hands and lift your hedgehog up while they are cradled in your hands.