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Hamworthy Hedgehog Rescue

Hogs
Jim

Orbicularis muscle

Hedgehogs roll up by using their orbicularis muscle, which is something like the drawstring on a duffle bag, and runs all around their ‘skirt’, just below the level of their spikey coat.

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Hogs
Jim

Strimmers again!

Yesterday we received yet another hedgehog with severe strimmer injuries, which included the almost complete removal of his face and the entire nose. He was sadly euthanised due to the severity of his injuries, as hedgehogs cannot find food without their noses.

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Garden Machinery

Every year many hedgehogs are seriously injured or killed by cutting machines in the garden.

Please check grass and hedges thoroughly before using mowers, strimmers, or hedge cutters.

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Hogs
Jim

Update on Robbie

Little update on Robbie the latest victim of strimmer or hedgecutter. He has a huge lung worm burden, coupled with

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Hogs
Jim

Bee-Bee

This is poor little Bee-Bee, who was in a bad way when he came to us, having been in a

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