Hedgehog in nebuliser chamber treating pneumonia
Helping hedgehogs

Treating a hedgehog with pneumonia

Treating a hedgehog with pneumonia using a nebuliser.

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Insect hotel, bug house, wildlife hotel
Helping hedgehogs

How to build a bug hotel – DIY insect house

My guide to how to build a giant insect hotel.

Wild hedgehogs in garden
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Why you shouldn’t feed hedgehogs mealworms

Why it is bad for hedgehogs to feed them mealworms, peanuts and sunflower hearts.

Hedgehog hole hedgehog highway
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How to create a hedgehog highway

How to create a hedgehog hole to link gardens with a hedgehog highway.

Strimmed hedgehog
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Treating a hedgehog with a strimmer injury

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

Wild hedgehogs in garden
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Build a hedgehog feeding station

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

Wild European hedgehog
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The cost of running a hedgehog hospital

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

Wild european hedgehog
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Find a hedgehog rescue

Information about how to find a hedgehog rescue for sick and injured hedgehogs.

Hedgehog in garden
Helping hedgehogs

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

Hedgehog feeding station
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What to feed wild hedgehogs in your garden

What to feed wild hedgehogs in your garden.