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


The hog needs to be kept in an enclosed area long enough for the skin on the stump to toughten up or it’ll just end up in more problems
If the wound isn’t an open fracture I would always advise trying to set it if it can be done. Even a limpy leg is better than an amputation