Thank You!

We would like to thank each and every one who has supported us throughout this very busy and turbulent year. From donations of newspapers, food for the hedgehogs, consumables such as kitchen rolls and black bags through to equipment and financial donations both big and small - ALL of it...

Drummer Update

This is little Drummer, who came in 5 days ago. He has a bad case of ringworm which is responding to treatment, and as you can see he looks a lot better than the photos we posted of him when he came in. I have checked a faecal sample under...

Marble

Who remembers little Marble, the African Pygmy Hedgehog who was found abandoned beside a river in mid Dorset a couple of months ago? Since joining us she has settled in nicely and is quite the Diva. Here she is exploring her new hide, with a feeding area on top and...

Drummer

This is our little Drummer boy. He came to us yesterday evening after being found coughing in a garden feeding station during daylight. At a little over 200g, he was covered in ticks, had a huge infestation of mites and the fungal infection ringworm on his skin. He also has...

A busy weekend here at Hamworthy

A busy weekend here at Hamworthy - 9 new entries yesterday, 6 went out to foster and 2 released to the wild. Today, we have 8 new entries so far; A female hoglet weighing just 147g from Upton A juvenile male hoglet weighing 305g from Upton A juvenile female weighing...

Metabolic Bone Disease (MBD)

We've just had it confirmed that the hoglet with his leg stuck out has a pathological distal femoral fracture. A pathologic fracture is a broken bone that’s caused by a disease, rather than an injury. Some conditions weaken your bones, which makes them more likely to break. The usual one...