The cost of wildlife rescue. Find out how much it costs to save wild lives.
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.
Hygiene is vital when running a wildlife rescue. Find out why wearing gloves is so vital.
How to tell if your visiting hedgehog is a healthy size and shape or might be sick.
Information about how to treat hedgehogs with ringworm and mange.
How to tell if a wild hedgehog is blind.
The story of Octavia hedgehog who was saved despite a vet saying to give up on her.
Treating wounds and abscesses in wild hedgehogs.
My story - how I became a wild hedgehog rehabilitator.
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 Hedgehog metabolic bone disease
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 Hedgehog strimmer injuries
How to tell whether your visiting hedgehog is a boy or a girl.
Honey, a wild European hedgehog, has hydrotherapy treatment.
"I want a garden hedgehog!" If I had a pound for every time I've heard that, I would be a rich woman! I look for suitable hedgehog release sites for hedgehogs that have spent time being rehabilitated in the hedgehog hospital. I want the best of the best for these hedgehogs and below are my… Continue reading Homes for hedgehogs
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?
What to feed wild hedgehogs in your garden.