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Forum HOUSE RABBIT Q & A Can they get each other sick? Reply To: Can they get each other sick?


DanaNM
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    Hmmm I’m not sure, but a quick googling and scan of some hedgehog forums(!) looks like there isn’t much risk:

    https://www.hedgehogcentral.com/threads/hedgies-and-bunnies.2988/

    https://www.hedgehogcentral.com/threads/can-hedgehogs-spread-disease-to-rabbits.112914/

    Even with guinea pigs and buns, there isn’t a terribly huge risk, you just don’t want to keep them in the same cage. Hedgehogs are pretty different from rabbits as a species, so there is less risk of swapping diseases. To be on the safe side you could have the hedgehog’s enclosure in a different room, not allow them to contact each other, and wash your hands in after handling each or contacting litter, etc.

    . . . The answers provided in this discussion are for general guideline purposes only. The information is not intended to diagnose or treat your pet. Seek the advice of your veterinarian or a qualified behaviorist.