A proper hedgehog diet (for a pet) includes small insects and canned cat food. You can buy specialty hedgehog food as well. They’re omnivores, but they really enjoy bugs.

A proper hedgehog diet (for a pet) includes small insects and canned cat food. You can buy specialty hedgehog food as well. They’re omnivores, but they really enjoy bugs.

How to care for your pet hedgehog. Hedgehog facts, hedgehog diet, and hedgehog care for these adorable little critters.

How to care for your pet hedgehog. Hedgehog facts, hedgehog diet, and hedgehog care for these adorable little critters.

Traveling with your hedgehog? Here's all you need to know when taking your hedgehog on a trip | Hedgehogaspets.com

Traveling with your hedgehog? Here's all you need to know when taking your hedgehog on a trip | Hedgehogaspets.com

Black Hedgehogs | algerian black the quills are cream heavily banded by black and rust ...

Black Hedgehogs | algerian black the quills are cream heavily banded by black and rust ...

6) Hedgehogs are almost omnivorous,  feeding on insects, snails, frogs and toads, snakes, bird eggs, carrion, mushrooms, grass roots, berries, melons, and watermelons. In fact, berries constitute a major part of an Afghan Hedgehog's diet in early spring after hibernation. The hedgehog is occasionally spotted after a rainstorm foraging for earthworms. Although forest hedgehogs, most well-known to Europeans, are indeed mainly insectivores, this is not necessarily true for other species.

6) Hedgehogs are almost omnivorous, feeding on insects, snails, frogs and toads, snakes, bird eggs, carrion, mushrooms, grass roots, berries, melons, and watermelons. In fact, berries constitute a major part of an Afghan Hedgehog's diet in early spring after hibernation. The hedgehog is occasionally spotted after a rainstorm foraging for earthworms. Although forest hedgehogs, most well-known to Europeans, are indeed mainly insectivores, this is not necessarily true for other species.

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