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T he four-toed or African pygmy hedgehog ( Atelerix albiventris ) is a popular household pet and is commonly kept in zoological facilities. Although hedgehogs are frequently presented for veterinary care, there is little information regarding

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Introduction The four-toed or African pygmy hedgehog ( Atelerix albiventris ) is a common zoological companion animal and is frequently found in zoological facilities. While four-toed hedgehogs are frequently presented to veterinarians for a

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Introduction African pygmy hedgehogs ( Atelerix albiventris ) are insectivorous mammals native to West and Central Africa. Despite being illegal to own in 5 states, they have been growing in popularity as household pets in the US. 1 In 1991

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A 2-year-old 0.42-kg (0.92-lb) captive-bred sexually intact female African pygmy hedgehog ( Atelerix albiventris ) with a 4-day history of inappetence, weakness, and lethargy was evaluated at the Oklahoma State University Boren Veterinary Medical

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Introduction Neurologic disease is common in pet African pygmy hedgehogs ( Atelerix albiventris ), but little information is available regarding the diagnosis and treatment of neurologic disease affecting these animals. 1 Wobbly hedgehog

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African pygmy hedgehogs ( Atelerix albiventris ) are commonly kept as pets owing to their inquisitive, often convivial nature. Despite this popularity and their regular presentation for veterinary care, however, there is little information

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A 6-year-old female African pygmy hedgehog ( Atelerix albiventris ) was evaluated at the Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital because of a mass (of unknown duration) on the lateral aspect of the proximal portion of the right

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African pygmy hedgehogs ( Atelerix albiventris ) are popular companion animals with a unique defense mechanism that makes examination difficult without chemical restraint. A main defense is the ability to curl into a ball, covering the body with

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Vet Med Assoc 2021 ; 258 : 571 – 574 . Veterinarians' role in preventing zoonotic salmonellosis from hedgehogs A recent outbreak of human salmonellosis linked to contact with pet hedgehogs 1 highlights the need to address Salmonella

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History A 3-year-old 0.46-kg sexually intact male African pygmy hedgehog ( Atelerix albiventris ) was evaluated at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital at the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine because of a 4-day history of

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