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Home Forums Carers / rescuing a hedgehog Ticks on hogs Reply To: Ticks on hogs


Hi Ann,
Ticks are a pain. Having taken advice in the past from various sources I would probably take him/her to be deticked. We have now learnt how to do it and have done a few ourselves
One person told me 3 ticks were too many, another said over 6……so I would get one with a dozen looked at if I could catch him.
I am sure you know BUT please keep well covered when handling hedgehogs. Fleas are hedgehog specific but ticks are not. Wear good gloves and keep exposed skin as covered as possible as a precaution.
Let us know how you get on.