Full to the Brim….

Well, since saying we are full to the brim with hedgehogs, and can't take anymore, we seem to have taken another dozen or so - and she's on the phone about some more. One was taken to the vets last night to have an eye removed as it was hanging...

Lungworm

A lungworm in the poo sample of a hedgehog that Tracy collected last night. Ivermectin and Levacide wormers dispensed. First of 3 x weekly treatments, which should clear them all up.

Hello Drew

Please say hello to little "Drew". He is an autumn juvenile who weighs just under 300g and came to us last week after being found behaving oddly in a car park behind some flats. The reason soon became clear - he had a head wound and one of his eyes...

Microscopy

I'm still playing with the microscope - here are some pics of a hedgehog spike, showing the 'business' end, the root end and the shaft. The depth of field is not very good, but you can see the structure well enough, and can see how sharp the end of the...