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Hi Kezza1973

It’s very difficult to know, without knowing what the contents of your garage are like (i.e. how easy it would be to see if there is a nest). Hogs do sometimes decide to hibernate in sheds, garages, etc. But there is a very small chance that it might have a nest with late hoglets. But is there anywhere in the garage it could have that – that you wouldn’t notice? But if that was the case you wouldn’t want to shut the hog out. I know it sounds a bit extreme, but is there any chance you could make a hog hole in the garage door. It’s a bit tricky if it could be stuck in there. You wouldn’t want it to hibernate in a place it couldn’t get out of – they do sometimes come out of hibernation briefly and move nests.

Not an easy one to answer without lots of, if this then … etc.

I would have a good look to see if there is a nest, to start with.