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Home Forums Hedgehog signs and sightings Out in the day picked up and at rescue centre Reply To: Out in the day picked up and at rescue centre


Hi Nic, you know I was able to do a good assessment of the shape and overall look of the hoggie (apart from the obvious fact it was out in the day) because I had taken an online basic first aid course with a hedgehog rescue in York called Little Silver Hedgehog. It was so good that I knew what to do and in what order. Like don’t give it food, but keep it warm. It doesn’t make me an expert and I certainly couldn’t and wouldn’t attempt look after one, but I knew what the correct thing to do was. Because of the course, I had a ready made kit of container, paper, towel and bottle (to fill with warm water) and a list of rescue centres/vets. It stopped me from panicking. I do want to stress that that was the purpose of the course and not about how to treat sick or injured ones-which would be totally wrong.