Last night and today, so far; 1 x female hoglet 131g found out alone in the middle of a mainRead more
Two more entries this evening, a young female with lots of broken spines and both centre toes ripped off herRead more
Three more hoglets have joined us this lunch time, brought in from Sturminster Marshall. They were in a stable, wanderingRead more
Three more hoglets just arrived, two boys and a girl, weighing in at 48g, 50g & 52g, all still haveRead more
Mucky little hoglets asleep in their incubator.Read more
One of our orphan hoglets hiding away in his nest in an incubator.Read more
This poor old fella came to us Friday afternoon, he was found wandering around in circles.
Upon examination, we found that both his eyes are missing, with small wounds around the area, which suggests that birds have pecked his eyes out .
He does have a respiratory infection, which could explain why he would have been out in daytime and was able to be attacked.
Hogs like this cause us ethical and moral issues – do we keep him alive to live in permanent captivity, all be it in an enclosed garden, or do we have him put to sleep.
We’ll have to sleep on this one, poor bugger.Read more
Meet Marian, she came to us last week after being seen out in daytime, wandering around aimlessly. She has a sunken left eye and her right eye looks milky, so is possibly blind.
As you can see from the photos, she also has significant spine loss, probably from a mite or ringworm infection that, judging from the condition of her skin, appears to have cleared up.Read more
This little hog came in at lunchtime today, having been found out during the day, just laying on the lawn.Read more
A busy night ahead with a string of people coming to collect their hedgehogs for release. Love having them, but love it when they go back “home” to where they belong. Who was it that sung that song “oh-oh we’re half-way there…” 54 gone, 54 left to go. We might even get a week off at this rate.Read more