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Home Forums Carers / rescuing a hedgehog Ticks Reply To: Ticks


It’s normal for a hog to carry quite a few ticks. It totally depends on the tick as to how long they hang on, but basically until they are full.

However if you can see that many ticks on a trailcam then I would suggest getting your hog to a carer as that could indicate something else if going on. There will be a lot more ticks you cannot see.

It is nothing for me to remove hundreds from a sick hog yet you may only see a few.

Unless you know what you are doing please do not attempt to remove them yourself