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Home Forums Carers / rescuing a hedgehog Another injured hedgehog Reply To: Another injured hedgehog


Hi Simbo65
I attended the Vale Hedgehog Care course last year and their view was that hogs with amputated rear legs could survive ok in the wild as they use their rear skirts to compensate and help them get around. In Warwickshire we use a couple of enclosed release sites for hogs who have lost eyes or who would have other difficulties surviving in the wild which seems ok to me. The Vale view is that a hog that cannot survive in the wild should be euthanised. Always very sad to hear of injured hogs so good luck with this one.