Hedgehog treats can be a nutritious addition to your pets diet. They serve two purposes. Hedgehog treats will add some variety to the diet. A highly and nutritious diet is very important, but offering the same foods over and over is not recommended. Offering treats in the diet by way of assorted canned, dried or live insects can help increase a hedgehogs' food consumption, activity levels, and sociability. As well, it can be a nutritional benefit, depending on the quality of the treats provided.