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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Blind wild hedgehog
Helping hedgehogs

How to identify a blind hedgehog

How to tell if a wild hedgehog is blind.

Wild hedgehogs in garden
Helping hedgehogs

Why mealworms are bad for hedgehogs

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 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 strimmer injury

DIY hedgehog feeding station
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DIY hedgehog feeding station

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