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Hedgies in the Pines Adoption Application

By filling out this application, you confirm that you are 18 years or older and acknowledge that breeding rights are not granted without explicit permission from Hedgies in the Pines. Pedigrees are not provided for pets, and all information collected is solely for record-keeping to ensure responsible placement.

Privacy Assurance:

This application is for internal record-keeping purposes only, and none of your information will be shared with any external parties.

Health and Welfare Commitments:

  • All babies are pedigreed and, to the best of our knowledge, free from Wobbly Hedgehog Syndrome (WHS) lineage.

  • In the unfortunate event of your hedgehog being diagnosed with WHS, we commit to replacing your baby with veterinary proof.

  • If circumstances arise where you are no longer able to care for your hedgehog, we will take them back at no cost.

  • If you decide to rehome, please inform us, as we want to stay in contact with the new owners.

Adoption Policies:

  • We no longer hold babies for more than 3 days past their weaning date.

  • A holding fee applies for anything past 4 days, with exceptions.

  • Out-of-state adoptions require full payment before pick-up, and transportation costs are covered by the adopter.

  • Socializing videos will be provided once the majority of babies have reserved homes.

  • Please request videos and appointments to be actively involved in the experience.

Application Guidelines:

  • Please provide detailed information in the application.

  • All deposits are non-refundable.

  • Submitting the application does not guarantee a baby.

  • Upon application approval, a deposit is required to hold your baby until pick-up day.

Zoom Call and Support:

  • After placing your deposit, schedule an optional 15-30 minute Zoom call for a Q&A about the care of your future hedgehog.

  • During this call, you can showcase your setup and discuss any questions or concerns.

  • You will also have the opportunity to see your hedgehog during this call.

Rescue Policies:

  • We do not offer replacements for rescues if WHS occurs.

  • Rescues must be paid in full before pick-up.

  • Lifetime support is provided; reach out with any questions or concerns about your hedgehog.

Payment Options:

  • Deposits can be made via Zelle or Venmo

  • Cash is preferred at pick up

Thank you for considering Hedgies in the Pines for your new companion.

Warm regards,


*Feel free to copy and paste application*

  1. Name:

  2. Email:

  3. Address:

  4. Phone Number:

Pet of Interest:

  1. Which hedgehog/tenrec are you interested in?

Ownership Experience:

  1. Any experience owning a hedgehog?

  2. If yes, please describe your previous experience.

  3. Why do you want a hedgehog?

  4. What qualities are you looking for in a hedgehog or tenrec as a pet?

Household Details:

  1. Does anyone in the household smoke?

  2. Any other pets in the house?

  3. Any children in the household? Ages?

    • How do they feel about having a hedgehog or tenrec as a pet?


  1. Personal Reference & Veterinarian:

    • Name and best contact method.

    • Note: References may be contacted prior to application approval.

Care Information:

  1. Describe the housing, bedding, and food you plan to provide for your hedgehog.

    • Proof of proper setup required before taking your new friend home.

  2. What measures will you take to ensure the safety and well-being of your hedgehog or tenrec?

    • Include details about the cage location, environmental conditions, and potential hazards.

  3. Are you aware of the potential health issues in hedgehogs and how to address them?

    • Please provide your understanding of common health concerns and preventive measures.

  4. How will you socialize and interact with your hedgehog or tenrec?

    • Include details about handling, playtime, and bonding activities.

Additional Considerations:

  1. Do you have any specific requirements or concerns regarding the hedgehog or tenrec you wish to adopt?

    • Include preferences or concerns about color, gender, or temperament.

  2. What is your plan in case of an emergency or unexpected situation involving your hedgehog or tenrec?

Agreement on Rehoming:

  1. Do you agree to contact us if rehoming becomes necessary?

    • We commit to taking back and rehoming any hedgehog.

How You Found Us:

  1. How did you hear about us?

Meeting Arrangements:

  1. Preferred method for contact/meeting:

    • (Zoom, FaceTime, etc.)

    • Note: Enclosure inspection required before taking a hedgehog home.

  2. Pick up will be Sedro Woolley, Washington by appointment only.

Good luck with your adoption process!

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