Hamworthy Hedgehog Rescue

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Jim

Tiny Tinker

Things have been extremely busy here today. We’ve had three new intakes before lunchtime and are expecting another within the

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Millie

This little lass is Millie, a sub-adult female hog, weighing 432g, that came in to us yesterday after being found

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Busy period

We’ve been massively busy the past week, with lots going on – making preparations for releasing hogs, micro-chipping hogs (60

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Flystrike

A couple more entries with flystrike, one probably the worst we’ve had. I’ll be glad when winter gets here so

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RIP Robbie

It is with great sadness that we have today lost our little warrior Robbie. He came to us six months

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Respiratory infection

We had a call about a hedgehog in trouble on Sundayday, so it was off to Bearwood to collect an adult female hedgehog with a very bad cough.

This is almost certainly a secondary respiratory infection due to a heavy lung worm burden.

She will have nebuliser treatment for the respiratory infection, and once confirmed from checking a poo sample, will be treated for lungworm.

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Jim

Busy weekend

We have had a really busy weekend and Bank holiday, with several hogs with fly strike on their wounds that needed cleaning.

Amongst several hogs that came on was this female, who came in to us this evening after having been found out in daylight when the homeowner went out to see what his dog was barking at, and found her not moving.

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Chrissy

This juvenile female hog (now called Chrissy) was collected by a volunteer from Wildlife in Need on our behalf last night. She had been found at the side of a road during daytime, and seen to be struggling to walk and climb up the kerb.

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Bilbo update

Little Bilbo is doing well after his amputation, he is eating well, and has done the all important post op poo and wee.

We are keeping him in the incubator for another night, just to be safe, and then he will be moved into one of our hospital cages.

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