Worried about a Hedgehog?

If you are ever worried about the health or welfare of a hedgehog, please call the British Hedgehog Preservation Society on 01584 890801 and they will be able to give you advice, and put you in touch with a local rescue centre if necessary.

Category: Hedgehogs

Category for all of the Hedgehog post categories.


First night (5th/6th December) of this winter with no hedgehogs. Hopefully, they are all in hibernation.


I had 2 young hedgehogs feeding together last night. They clear two bowls of food every night and are putting on weight so hope they will hibernate soon.  The large hogs are in two of the boxes already.  Now have Read more…


Despite the very cold night the hedgehogs are still eating me out of house and home. I have a number of young hedgehogs eating as much as possible. The water was frozen in the morning. The larger hogs have already Read more…


I have just received a new hedgehog box to add to my collection. Two are already in use so hope this will help with hibernation. Still a lot of activity in the garden at night with two smaller hedgehogs eating Read more…


I regularly see hogs and foxes together in my garden. They both use the water bowl.


Bramble (formerly known as Giselle) has inspected her new quarters and taken herself off to bed to do some growing.


The hedgehogs are eating two full bowls of kitten food every night. There is a lot of activity in my garden throughout all nights with hogs coming to feed and drink. I am not sure just how many hogs I Read more…


This confrontation started at 00.05.15 and finally finished at  00.15.00 when the smallest, slightly lighter coloured hog finally sent them off. (Have to look hard to see the difference).  Are they extra grumpy in the hot weather?


This little hog spent a lot of time trying to get into the box and after all the effort he used the tunnel. He later returned and lifted the box up with his nose from the back.

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