How much do hedgehogs cost in New Jersey?
The average cost to buy a hedgehog can run between $100 to $300. The cost will depend on the age of the hedgehog, how friendly they are, and their coloring. The cheapest hedgehogs will be either salt and pepper or cinnamon and “pinto” hedgies will be in the mid-price range.
How do I get a hedgehog in NJ?
They must submit their initial Individual Hobby Permit application (pdf, 135kb) to get their own permit. The copy of your permit must be included when the recipient of the animal(s) sends in their application with the required fee.
Are hedgehogs in New Jersey?
Some call New Jersey’s policies an exotic pet ban because the “big five” are illegal, but there are a surprising number of species that are okay to own in the state. Surprisingly, a permit is required to own common species such as ferrets, macaws, pythons, hedgehogs, and skunks.
How much does a hedgehog cost?
You are likely to find that a hedgehog costs upwards of $200 from a breeder. You may pay over $300 for more desirable or unusual color varieties of hedgehogs. Take the time to research any breeder you may purchase from to ensure they are reputable and breeding healthy animals.