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The very first hedgehog show was held in Tacoma Washington, USA, on October 22, 1995.  Close to 100 shows across the United States and Canada have been held since.

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Rescue Application


A copy of the rescue application may be downloaded HERE.


A copy of the foster application may be downloaded HERE.


Completed applications should be emailed to


Please contact us at if you need a copy of the application mailed to you or if you have additional questions about the application process.


Please Note: Recognition as a rescue requires approval of the IHA Rescue Committee. Applicants not approved as an IHA recognized rescue shall be informed of the reason(s) for non-approval and what measures, if any, may be undertaken to remedy the situation and merit reconsideration.

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