Flystrike (Myiasis)

This 358g juvenile female hog was brought in to us last night, freezing cold, soaking wet and covered in flystrike (Myiasis). She was given warm subcutaneous fluids and placed on a heat mat while the flystrike was cleaned off and treated. You can see how wet she was by the...

Over the last couple of weeks we have taken in several very small hoglets, some as young as 7-10 days old. This tiny girl has been named Faith by her finder. She is around three weeks old and weighs just 92g. Her teeth are beginning to appear. Having been found...

Layla Released

Today we said a fond farewell to a special lady who has been with us for several months - Layla. She originally came to us with awful strimmer injuries to her face and head, The wounds on her face were so deep, it left part of the bone to her...

Hoglet with MBD

Very sadly, we have this morning had to have a very young hoglet of just 190g put to sleep due to Metabolic Bone Disease. She was very likely to have been born with this awful condition, due to her mother eating inappropriate foods such as mealworms, sunflower hearts and peanuts....

Ethel

Autumn litters are still being born - This little 78g female hoglet, now named Ethel, came in to us last night after being found motionless in a back garden. Her eyes and ears were not open yet, but she has a set of teeth already. She had a lot of...

Autumn hedgehogs

We, like many other rescues, are currently being inundated with hedgehogs that do not need to come into care, partly due to various spurious weights being published around the web. Please do not grab every hedgehog you see out and about after October 1st unless the hedgehog is injured, sunbathing...