In order to maintain oral hygiene, prevent dental disease, owners are advised to:
．Brush teeth regularly with toothpaste or gel on a tooth brush.
．Occasionally use specially designed chews or toys.
．Give a special dental diet as prescribed by vet.
．Last but not least, have your vet check your pet's teeth at least annually. This can be done at the same time as the annual vaccination. Your vet will be more than happy to advise you as to whether professional scaling
The hedgehog was named because of its
peculiar foraging methods. These animals root
through hedges and other undergrowth in search
of the small creatures that compose the bulk of
their diet-insects, worms, centipedes, snails,
mice, frogs, and snakes. As a Hedgehog picks its
way through the hedges it emits piglike
grunts-thus, the hedgehog.
Some people consider hedgehogs useful pets because they prey on many common garden pests. While on the hunt, they rely upon their senses of hearing and smell because their eyesight is weak.