Today’s list so far; 1 x female hoglet 132g suspected broken leg. Vet to assess – edited – leg amputatedRead more
This pair of hoglets are actually siblings, despite the difference in size. They currently occupy one of the incubators, butRead more
One way of making sure you get your share of the food – get in the food bowl and coverRead more
A handful of hoglets…. This is little “Melody” and her litter mates. Melody and her 4 siblings all came inRead more
Litter of four hoglets with their mum, Alexandra. There is quite a size difference between the smallest and largest hoglets.Read more
Another one of today’s entries, Violet, a 500g female with her left hind leg missing.Read more
We released an array of hedgehogs yesterday evening – the first day for a while where more went than came in.
The sun was just dipping below the horizon as we released these spikey little lovelies, and they seemed very happy to be back where they belonged.
Here are some photos of some of the hogs being released, ably assisted by young Oliver and his mum Sandra.Read more
Below are some pictures of puncture wounds from canine teeth on one of the hedgehogs that came in earlier, with fly strike (fly eggs/maggots) around them.Read more
Three very poorly hogs in one after the other this evening; One with bite wounds which are infected, including one through the right eye, head wound, dehydrated, emaciated and covered in ticks. Currently in one of the ICU/recovery units, in critical condition.Read more
This year Hedgehog Awareness Week runs from 5th – 11th May, BHPS is asking everyone to do one extra thing to help hedgehogs that week. You might build a hedgehog home, put up a poster display locally (materials available from BHPS), run a fundraiser for your local rescue centre or even simply ensure there’s always a shallow bowl of water in your garden for thirsty hedgehogs.Read more