Easy To Follow Step-By-Step Instructions 

Step 1:                   HABITAT

We are unlike most breeders.  We have habitat expectations. Our goal is to find forever homes for these fun little hedgehog babies and we believe the key to a happy hedgehog is their home!  So first and foremost the habitat must be a minimum 8 square feet.   We know finding the right habitat is time consuming and can be challenging as most pet stores sell hamster cages and habitats too small for hedgehogs.  We have available a Habitat Starter Kit that includes everything a hedgehog needs for life!

Step 2:                   DEPOSIT 

Otsego Hedgehogs requires a $50 deposit.  The deposit instantly reserves and guarantees you a baby hedgehog. The $50 is deducted off the total price and the balance is due at your adoption appointment. If you are purchasing the Habitat Starter Kit from us, and you are ready to place your deposit to reserve a baby from the next upcoming litters, than you can use this quick form to request an invoice

Currently we do NOT have any babies available, 

(If you see some on our site,  they are already reserved for families that put down a deposit earlier) however we have lots of expecting mama's so...........

If you would like to be guaranteed a baby to bring home in JUNE, JULY OR POSSIBLY AUGUST than complete this form below.  Once your deposit is paid, your name will be added to our WAITLIST in the order the deposits are received. I will contact you when it is your turn to pick a baby.

Use this form to request a $50 deposit invoice
I am requesting a $50 deposit invoice to be guaranteed a baby hedgehog
Are you ready to place a deposit today to guarantee a baby?
What are your habitat plans?

If you have an existing habitat  then you would need to text pictures with dimensions for approval to Kristal @ 952-261-8829.  All habitats must meet our size requirements  and expectations. All habitats must be approved prior to us sending a deposit invoice. 

Step 3: 

Kristal will text you confirmation once your deposit has been received and you are officially on our waitlist.

Step 4:                  PICKING YOUR BABY!!!!

Once the babies get close to 5-6 weeks old,  Kristal will text you when it is your turn to pick.  Pictures and videos will be posted on our available babies page and families can choose the baby that is right for you.  

After you have chosen your baby there is a video below to watch that has all the habitat options and a form below for you to fill out with your selections.    (At the time you are notified to pick a baby, if by chance you do NOT see a baby your heart desires, you can easily pass the picking to the next family and you will have first choice of the next litter!  We want you to have the perfect baby so you do NOT loose your place in line.)

                 ADOPTION DAY!!!!!

Due to the threat of coronavirus our adoption room is closed until futher notice. There is a SAFETY FIRST video in the middle of our home page that shows how we plan to keep adoptions safe!  

We welcome families into our private adoption room and fully stocked hedgehog store! Adoption appointments can last up to an hour and my dedicated time to you is to answer any questions, educate you and allow time for you to hold a variety of babies until you have chosen the right pet for you and your family. Please be on time for your adoption appointment as there may be an appointment following yours.   I do supply a travel box with bedding for your new little baby to transport him/her home in safely or we have adorable little travel bags for purchase as well.

Step 5:                               PICK UP DAY 

Here is a video that discribes your habitat options and a form to submit for your habitat choices.

Custom Habitat Kit Form
This Form is for families that have already paid a deposit and scheduled an adoption appointment

Please  DO  NOT  fill out this form until you have chosen your hedgehog  ....

I  will instruct you once it is your "picking time" to complete this form.

Plastic Food and Water Dish
Wheel Color
Plastic Igloo
Snuggle Fleece Bed

If you want both an Igloo and a Fleece Bed add $10

Travel Bag / Snuggle Sak with Blankie: Add $15

Mealworms are an important element of a hedgehogs diet, 8-10 per day are recommended. As an Insectivore, mealworms help a hedgehogs digestive system with processed cat food.  We have a large container of freeze dried mealworms available for $10. Do you want it included in your habitat kit? (If not I strongly recommend purchasing either mealworms, crickets, grubs, slugs, earthworms, superworms, waxworms, etc.) A hedgehog can become constipated and live in pain without insects in their daily diet.  

Please watch the video on the care page (in the red section regarding heat pads)

Please type yes or no

If you are trying to submit a form and it does not appear to be sending, make sure you did not forget to check a box

This form is for families that are NOT purchasing our
habitat kit but would like to purchase items from our store.