The Associated Press (AP) recently posted an article, Cute and Prickly – Hedgehogs Finding Homes as Pets, and video segment, Prickly Pocket Pets Gaining Popularity, featuring our own Dr. McCormack on hedgehogs as exotic pets.

The popularity of hedgehogs is on the rise due to the animals' size and easy going personalities. Despite their spiky look, hedgehogs are bred to be comfortable with human handling and make great pets. Like every other exotic pet, however, hedgehogs require proper veterinary care and attention.

View the video below to learn more about our prickly pals, Hedgehogs.