Wild hedgehog drinking from a water bowl
Helping hedgehogs

Hedgehogs waking early from hibernation

Hedgehogs are waking early from hibernation in this mild weather. Find out how you can help hungry thirsty hedgehogs.

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Hedgehog with foot injuries
Helping hedgehogs

Hedgehog with foot and limb injuries

Treatment of a hedgehog with foot injuries.

DIY hedgehog feeding station
Helping hedgehogs

DIY hedgehog feeding station

How to build a DIY hedgehog feeding station and where to site your feeding station.

male wild hedgehog
Helping hedgehogs

How to sex a hedgehog

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

hibernating hedgehog
Helping hedgehogs

Hibernating hedgehog – dead or alive?

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?