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hedgehog rescue

Hedgehogs, How to Rescue Ones in Difficulty

Hedgehogs, Information on how to Rescue Ones in in Difficulty. A hedgehog visible in daylight  is more than likely to be having difficulties. Hedgehogs are nocturnal creatures and there are very few reasons why they would be out in full daylight, most of those reasons mean they are in trouble. Do not put the animal back under a hedge. Pick it up, follow these instructions  and call us for advice on what to do next. Sick animals can die very quickly [...]

Hedgehogs, How to Help a Sick or Injured One

Hedgehogs are in trouble – research for endangered species shows that hedgehogs have declined by about 30% in the last 10 years and there are thought to be less than one million left in the UK. What to do if you’ve found a sick or injured hedgehog Hedgehogs normally hibernate from November through to mid March, but they can sometimes be seen around during this period changing nesting sites.  It is quite unusual to see a hedgehog wandering around during winter or in [...]


Attract Hedgehogs to Your Garden, Help them Survive

Attracting Hedgehogs to your garden First, Make sure they have access!! The best thing is hedges, rather than fences for privacy. Hedging is an good habitat for garden wildlife. Evergreen hedges such as holly not only provide year round colour but their berries provide a much needed source of winter food for garden birds. You can create a five inch hole in the bottom of your fence or gate so that hedgehogs can crawl in. You should encourage your neighbours to do [...]