Posts Tagged ‘hedgehog’

Hoglet Rescue

11 Oct 2009

These young hedgehogs or hoglets as they are known, were found wandering in the daytime.  Hedgehogs are nocturnal so a hog out in the daytime is usually a sign that something is wrong. These two are weaned off their mother but are too small for this time of year. They need to be above 500 grams […]

Big operation for a little hog

09 Aug 2009

This hedgehog came to us as a baby with fly strike in his eye.  We removed the fly eggs and put him on a course of antibiotics to prevent infection to the eye.  After sucessfully hand rearing him and getting him onto solid food it became apparent that he had lost the sight in his left eye and the […]