Monthly Archives: December 2009

Items needed when looking after hedgehogs

Small plastic bowl: for use as a bath Pair of tweezers: Fine pointed if possible, for removal of maggot & fly egg Small sharp scissors: for cutting spines Cotton buds: Ideal for wounds, applying cream, disinfectant etc. Kitchen roll Cotton … Continue reading

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When do hedgehogs hibernate?

The timing of hibernation does depend on many things including the weather. When it gets very cold, they will hibernate (if they are fit and fat enough) because their natural food disappears in the cold weather. A general guide is … Continue reading

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What can I feed ‘my’ garden hedgehog?

A meat based pet food is fine, the plainer the better Continue reading

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