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Home Forums Carers / rescuing a hedgehog Rescued hoglet – 240g Reply To: Rescued hoglet – 240g


I have 6 hogs in conjunction with Warwickshire Hedgehog Rescue and three are currently in my unheated garage. I bought three small heat pads, often used for reptiles, and placed them under some newspaper. They give a very gentle heat and can be left on all the time. At some point though you need to decide when to remove the pads to prepare them to move into an outdoor hutch. I’ve been advised to do this when they reach about 500g although it’s particularly cold at the moment so I’ve left them a bit longer. I’m going to the Vale Wildlife Hospital one day hedgehog care course next Monday and hope to come away armed with useful information!