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I compared the spikes semi moist to a can of winalot chicken in jelly dog food, and the fat content and protein were fairly similar –

I just put two bowls out – one with the dried cat biscuits and spikes in, and a smaller one for the wet dog food.

The hog hospital do give their hogs large portions of wet dog food, and they use pedigree chum, most of it, if not all of it, is donated by supporters.

So I wouldn’t worry too much.

I’ve found with some dried kitten food, it has some milk in – so those brands need to be avoided.

I feel Spikes semi moist is good for hoglets to eat, as it’s smaller pieces.

If you have hoglets, that are eating solids, probably best to leave a lot of mashed up wet dog/cat food.

Spikes is expensive, so I believe that’s why the hospital doesn’t use specialist hedgehog food, and some brands (probably US brands not UK) can have the odd harmful ingredient in the hog food, such as mealworms apparentley.

So it’s not necessary to spend a fortune of specialist hedgehog food, when wet or dried dog/cat/kitten food is fine (but not if it has milk in).