National Hedgehog Day

National Hedgehog Day

February 2, 2023

Go quill-to-quill with your spiky friends on National Hedgehog Day! Get to know these adorable critters and learn how to protect them.

when is it?
February 2
United States
Get ready to celebrate National Hedgehog Day on Feb. 2! This day was originally created in the early 2000s and has become a beloved tradition ever since. It's a great opportunity to learn more about these amazing creatures and how we can help them thrive in their natural environment. Whether you already own one of these adorable animals or are just looking for an excuse to start researching them, National Hedgehog Day is the perfect chance for everyone of all ages to get involved!

History of National Hedgehog Day

National Hedgehog Day Timeline

How to Celebrate National Hedgehog Day

<div id="" class="celebrate-item"><h3 id="" class="celebrate-title"><span class="celebrate-number">1. </span>Adopt a hedgehog</h3><p id="" class="celebrate-text">If you are looking for the perfect companion, why not adopt a hedgehog? Hedgehogs make wonderful pets and will bring joy to your home.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="celebrate-item"><h3 id="" class="celebrate-title"><span class="celebrate-number">2. </span>Go to a hedgehog show</h3><p id="" class="celebrate-text">Hedgehog shows are a great way to learn more about these spiky little creatures. Attend one of these shows to learn all about hedgehog care, nutrition and more.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="celebrate-item"><h3 id="" class="celebrate-title"><span class="celebrate-number">3. </span>Donate to a hedgehog rescue</h3><p id="" class="celebrate-text">Show your support for these animals by making a donation to an animal rescue that specializes in hedgehogs. Your donation can help fund medical care, food, and other necessities for the rescued animals.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="celebrate-item"><h3 id="" class="celebrate-title"><span class="celebrate-number">4. </span>Build a hedgehog habitat</h3><p id="" class="celebrate-text">Create an outdoor habitat for wild hedgehogs in your backyard or garden. Provide food, water, shelter and hiding places for these animals so they have a safe place to rest during the day.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="celebrate-item"><h3 id="" class="celebrate-title"><span class="celebrate-number">5. </span>Host a hedgehog party</h3><p id="" class="celebrate-text">Invite friends and family over for a fun celebration of National Hedgehog Day. Serve up some snacks shaped like hedgehogs, create crafts, and watch some movies featuring everyone's favorite spiny friend.</p></div>

Why We Love National Hedgehog Day

Fun Facts

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