“Six years ago i started sheltering African Pygmy Hedgehogs. Since two years, i also breed them.” According to hedgehog breeder Judith Bos from Hoogeveen it’s a hobby grown out of hand.
Judith Bos from Hoogeveen has reached the national media with her hedgehog paradise. Judith published her first boek ‘De Witbuikegel als huisdier’ on October 21st, 2016. The book has been written to provide people with more information on owning and housing of an African Pygmy Hedgehog.
It might not be the first thing you think of to keep as a cute pet, but it is legal. Ever since the African Pygmy Hedgehog has been placed on the ‘Positive List of Approved Pets’, it’s popularity has been rising.
Article about the current research towards genetics in African Pygmy Hedgehogs on a global scale. The research is welcomed in countries like The Netherlands, Germany, Czech Republic, Spain, France, India, United Kingdom and the United States of America and has been shared amongst enthusiasts and hobbyistic breeders in a tremendous amount. Meanwhile, there have been conversations with a few institutes …
Article in the magazine ‘De Goudsmid’ in Hoogeveen, about the hobbyistic hedgery of African Pygmy Hedgehogs before the name change. It used to be called ‘Hedgery Namasté’ and later changed into ‘Hedgery of the High Moors’. I’ve quit breeding in may 2019 to focus on The Hedgehog Program.