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Hamworthy Hedgehog Rescue

Hogs
Jim

Danger! Pond

A timely reminder of the danger that ponds pose to hedgehogs – this large adult male, 1.5kg, came in this

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Hogs
Jim

Trapped in a net

This hog came to us after being trapped in pond netting and was partially submerged in the pond.

It was cut out of the netting and brought home to cut away the rest of the netting. The hog was very cold, so was placed on a heat pad while I cut it free.

It was given subcutaneous fluids for shock and dehydration, and it was placed in one of the ICU’s to warm up.

There were no obvious signs of injury, so it will be released once it’s had time to recover from the shock of it’s ordeal.

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