We get questions from a lot of people worried about whether their dog might attack hedgehogs in the garden. Others worry about hedgehogs hurting the dog – or passing on parasites or diseases. So will hedgehogs and dogs be safe together in the garden? Although there are exceptions, as a general rule the two should be able to safely share the same space.
Us Brits are a flora and fauna-loving nation, spending over £2 billion a year on plants and flowers. But did you know that some of these could be putting your furbaby at serious risk? Although most are safe and might just cause some irritation or sneezing, there are at least 150 varieties that are toxic to cats.
Hedgehogs are one of our most loved wild animals here in the UK. But their numbers are in decline, and they are not the common sight they used to be. So it’s a real treat to realise that you have one in the garden. How do you know you have a hedgehog in the garden? … Read more
From Beatrix Potter to Sonic, hedgehogs are one of our most loved and recognisable mammals. But hedgehogs in the UK are in trouble. Numbers are in steep decline as intensive farming destroys their natural habitat and food sources. Gardens up and down the country are now incredibly important environments for hedgehogs. And the good news … Read more
Hedgehogs are nocturnal and usually sleep during the daytime. Pregnant or nursing mothers may need to be out during the day. Otherwise, if you see hedgehogs in daytime they are probably injured or ill. PIck the hog up gently using gloves, place it in a box with a hot water bottle wrapped in a towel … Read more