Arthur

This little chap is Arthur. He came to us a few weeks ago with a distal femoral fracture to one of his hind legs, and weighed in at only 233g, so a very late Autumn hoglet. X-rays showed that he had Metabolic Bone Disease, for which he has been receiving...

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...

Another busy week

Well, we have come to the end of another VERY busy week, with lots of new intakes, a few going out for release and LOTS of trips to the vet! A couple of days ago we posted photos of xrays on two adult hedgehogs - one male and one female....

Eleanor

This is Eleanor, an adult female hog, 658g, that came to us on Friday after being seen in the finders garden, covered in ticks, limping and has a nasty smell. On examination, we found that her right hind leg was completely torn off at the hip - a very classic...

Puzzles

This is Puzzles, an adult male hog that came to us this evening, after being found out in daytime and walking 'lop-sided'. He was quite dehydrated, but we noticed that all his feet have open sores on them, and he had a toe missing from his front left foot. He...