Autumn juvenile hedgehogs. How big does a hedgehog need to be to survive hibernation and when should you consider 'over wintering' a hedgehog?
Tag: Helping hedgehogs
Helping hedgehogs leaflet
My hedgehog leaflet contains top tips and advice about helping hedgehogs to share with family, friends, neighbours and colleagues.
How old is my hedgehog?
The pigment of hedgehog noses turns pink with age. How to identify the age of a wild hedgehog.
Hedgehog size and weight and why it matters
How to tell if your visiting hedgehog is a healthy size and shape or might be sick.
Why mealworms are bad for hedgehogs
Why it is bad for hedgehogs to feed them mealworms, peanuts and sunflower hearts.
Hedgehog highways – how to build them
How to create a hedgehog hole to link gardens with a hedgehog highway.
Hedgehog wound and abscess treatment
Treating wounds and abscesses in wild hedgehogs.
Hedgehog rescue – a day in the life
A day in the life of my hedgehog hospital.
Squashing the myth that hedgehogs are covered in fleas. Also looks at hedgehogs and ticks.
Wild hedgehog amputee
Can wild hedgehogs survive with three legs? 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 not… Continue reading Wild hedgehog amputee
DIY hedgehog feeding station
How to build a DIY hedgehog feeding station and where to site your feeding station.
Hedgehog friendly wildlife gardening
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