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Home Forums Carers / rescuing a hedgehog Looking for tips on caring for a juvenile Reply To: Looking for tips on caring for a juvenile


I found a young hedgehog (about 10 weeks old) out in the daytime a couple of weeks ago. Normally they say if you find a hedgehog out during the day you should take it to the vets. This one had a definite lung infection and where I was I knew the local vet would treat it. Unfortunately it died. The vets where I live now don’t treat wildlife and rely on the goodwill of individuals to look after the wildlife which is sad they are few and far between in rural communities.