Tiny silver hedgehog - the smallest hedgehog in the world Today i've been attempting to sculpt the tiniest hedgehog in the world. Here he is next to a dressmakers pin to give an idea of scale. He's less than 1cm long. i'm not quite sure how to finish him or what i'll turn him into… Continue reading Tiniest hedgehog in the world
Download my leaflet with tips and advice about helping hedgehogs to share with family, friends, neighbours and colleagues.
A misty walk at Wheldrake Ings Nature Reserve near York and why we need your help to save another vital Yorkshire nature reserve.
A very Merry Christmas from me and the rescue hedgehogs and my top tips for helping hedgehogs this Winter.
My homemade wild bird suet cake recipe - including a vegetarian version.
Badger jewellery handmade in solid silver - and raising funds to help hedgehogs.
Winter jewellery designs featuring holly and snow flakes.
Top tips for how to find out if it is a hedgehog visiting your garden - without the use of a night camera.
From using recycled silver and sustainable gift boxes, to helping save our hedgehogs - how Little Silver Hedgehog is an ethical brand.
The pigment of hedgehog noses turns pink with age. How to identify the age of a wild hedgehog.
Treating the wounds of a hedgehog found with a plastic cable tie around its body.
Don't have a hog roast this bonfire night - move your bonfire on the day of lighting or check carefully for wildlife.
Ethical gift ideas for wildlife lovers including gifts with a donation to support wildlife rescue.
Hygiene is vital when running a wildlife rescue. Find out why wearing gloves is so vital.
Find out how Lush supported my work helping to save our wild hedgehogs.
What weight does a hedgehog need to be to survive hibernation? When should you be concerned about small hedgehogs in your garden. Read more to find out.
Explore my unique collection of handmade silver birthstone pebble pendants, bracelets, charms and earrings.
Leave the leaves - top tips for wildlife gardening for hedgehogs this Autumn.
The results of the first ever Hedgehog Housing Census are in and they reveal hedgehogs do use hedgehog houses. Find out how you can attract a hedgehog to your hedgehog box.
What should you do if you find a hedgehog with ticks? Read more about hedgehog ticks and how to treat them.
Rat traps can cause serious harm to hedgehogs - find out more about the dangers they pose to wildlife.
Hedgehogs can swim but they can't swim forever. Read how to make your pond hedgehog friendly and provide an escape route for wildlife.
My silver paw print jewellery is the purrfect gift for any pet lover.
What do wild hedgehogs eat? Why hedgehogs prefer eating beetles to slugs and what food you should leave out for hedgehogs.
Handmade silver wildlife charms to fit any Pandora bracelet or Pandora style bracelet.
Hedgehogs get trapped in discarded plastic waste - read about the dangers and what you can do to help.
Join this video tour of my wildlife garden and discover my top tips for creating your own wildlife garden.
How to tell if your visiting hedgehog is a healthy size and shape or might be sick.
Treating a hedgehog with pneumonia using a nebuliser.
A baby hedgehog 'self annointing'. They exhibit this strange behaviour, involving foaming at the mouth and licking their spines when they encounter new tastes and smells.
Wildlife jewellery inspired by British wildlife. My range includes hedgehogs, foxes, owls and badgers.
My top tips for choosing a wildlife camera for your garden.
Video of a wild hedgehog collecting leaves to build its Winter nest.
A guide to identifying the wildlife poo in your garden.
Information about how to treat hedgehogs with ringworm and mange.
How to tell if a wild hedgehog is blind.
Hedgehog internal parasites and how to treat them.
The story of Octavia hedgehog who was saved despite a vet saying to give up on her.
My guide to how to build a giant insect hotel.
Why it is bad for hedgehogs to feed them mealworms, peanuts and sunflower hearts.
How to create a hedgehog hole to link gardens with a hedgehog highway.
Treating wounds and abscesses in wild hedgehogs.
Handmade silver hedgehog jewellery raising funds to help save our wild hedgehogs.
Hand rearing baby hedgehog orphans.
My story - how I became a wild hedgehog rehabilitator.
Treating a rare blonde wild hedgehog.
A day in the life of my hedgehog hospital.
Squashing the myth that hedgehogs are covered in fleas. Also looks at hedgehogs and ticks.
Hand rearing baby hedgehog orphans.
I love creating bespoke jewellery designs. Here are some of my recent custom designs that I have personalised.
Tips for how to prevent dogs from attacking hedgehogs.
A disturbed hedgehog nest with baby hedgehogs.
Hedgehog romance - hedgehog courtship behaviour.
Treatment of a hedgehog with foot injuries.
I've made a little video with my top tips on how to site your hedgehog box. A great read once you've bought one or made your own using my guide. Research indicates that how you site your hedgehog box is very important for your chances of attracting a resident so I do highly recommend following… Continue reading How to site your hedgehog box – a video showing where to place your hedgehog house
How to identify hedgehog poo. My guide to wildlife poo in your garden.
Treating a hedgehog with metabolic bone disease Meet Benjamin. He is very poorly with metabolic bone disease. Benjamin was admitted to my rescue at only 330g. He has been surviving by eating bird seed over the Winter. https://youtu.be/BVczpRkgjHQ Benjamin has metabolic bone disease. Basically, his bones are very thin due to calcium deficiency. This is… Continue reading Treating a hedgehog with metabolic bone disease
Can wild hedgehogs survive with a missing leg? Meet Rupert. He arrived with me in 2016 as a small hoglet. He was only 300g. When I inspected him I could smell that something wasn't right. Wildlife rescuers go a lot by smell - you get to know the smell of infection and poo that is… Continue reading Hedgehog leg amputation – three legged hedgehog
I love nature and wildlife and it inspires everything I do so I thought I'd show you how I translate nature into my jewellery. I make my jewellery using silver clay. I trained in traditional silver-smithing but I love the versatility of silver clay and the way I can literally take nature and emboss it… Continue reading Silver jewellery inspired by nature and wildlife
The sound of people people using a strimmer sets my teeth on edge. I hate them! They do so much damage to wildlife including hedgehogs, frogs and toads. This is the story of Holly and her journey to recovery from a terrible strimmer wound. She was found at the end of July with her head… Continue reading Treating a hedgehog with a strimmer injury
Want to feed hedgehogs but not your neighbourhood cats? A hedgehog feeding station may well be the answer. It also helps to keep the food and the hedgehog dry when it is raining. Hedgehogs aren't keen on rain! There are lots of options for feeding stations. You can buy a ready made one, I use… Continue reading Build a hedgehog feeding station
How to release rehabilitated and over-wintered hedgehogs back to the wild. I release hedgehogs back to the wild year round except for in the middle of Winter. To give the hedgehogs the best chance, here are some of the factors I bear in mind when releasing. It has to be 5 degrees or above at… Continue reading Releasing rehabilitated hedgehogs back to the wild
Is my visiting hedgehog a girl or a boy? I'm often asked this question. The challenge of working it out often leads to many just being called 'Spike', which I guess works for either..... There are a few ways you can tell what sex your hedgehog is. The first does depend on the hedgehog being… Continue reading How to sex a hedgehog – how to tell if a hedgehog is male or female
Honey, a wild European hedgehog, has hydrotherapy treatment.
What does it cost to run a hedgehog rescue? Of course you cannot put a price on the life of a hedgehog like Andy. Hedgehog numbers are in sharp decline and every prickly life is precious. But did you know that the vast majority of wildlife rescues are entirely self-funded and do it just for… Continue reading The cost of running a hedgehog hospital
Information about how to find a hedgehog rescue for sick and injured hedgehogs.
What plants to grow in your garden for hedgehogs. Help hedgehogs thrive in your garden with this guide to plants that are great for our spiky friends. Contrary to popular belief, hedgehogs don't mainly eat slugs. Their favourite foods are beetles and caterpillars. Growing plants to attract insects is therefore one of the best things you can… Continue reading Top plants for hedgehogs and attracting insects
"I want a garden hedgehog!" If I had a pound for every time I've heard that, I would be a rich woman! I'm on the lookout for suitable hedgehog release sites for hedgehogs that have spent the time in care. I want the best of the best for these rehabilitated hedgehogs so please let me… Continue reading WANTED – homes for hedgehogs!
DIY guide to how to build a hedgehog house.
How can you tell if a hedgehog is hibernating? This is a question I am frequently asked by my foster carers, a network of special people who support me with looking after rehabilitated hedgehogs over the Winter period. These hedgehogs missed the deadline for release before the weather turned cold and, if they are well… Continue reading Hibernating hedgehog – dead or alive?
How to create a hedgehog friendly garden The sound of a hedgehog snuffling round your garden has got to be one of nature's most glorious delights but hedgehog numbers are in sharp decline with habitat loss and human activity thought to be the biggest causes. There are now believed to be less than a million wild… Continue reading Hedgehog friendly wildlife gardening
What to feed wild hedgehogs in your garden.