During the Winter season 95% of the patients that arive at Brent Lodge are hedgehogs, many are either too small (under 600g) or too sick to survive the cold months ahead. By the end of the season we could have cared for up to 350 hedgehogs, as you can imagine they eat us out of […]
Come and see us at this years garden show at Stansted Park! We will be there with our stall selling quality bric-a-brac, new goods and information on ways you can help us. All funds raised go towards the aid of British wildlife and the 3,000 sick, injured or orphaned wildlife we care for […]
We recently had an unusual looking patient arrive at the hospital, the ball of clay (pictured below) could easily have been mistaken for nothing more than …… well just a ball of clay. However once examined further you could just make out a few spikes protruding from the mass of mud, which means it must […]
This is TV wildlife presenter Nigel Marven with “Hetty”, one of our resident disabled hoggies. Nigel and Hetty both appeared on Good Morning Britain this morning to discuss the plight of hedgehogs. If you missed it, you can watch Nigel and Hetty at http://www.itv.com/goodmorningbritain/news/hedgehogs-could-be-extinct-in-some-parts-of-uk-in-ten-years Hetty was a star. She is blind in one eye, so […]
You will probably know that hedgehog numbers in Britain have undergone a rapid decline from over 30 million in the 1950s to under 800,000 in 2012, but here at Brent Lodge Wildlife Hospital we are doing what we can to halt this in West Sussex and East Hampshire. We treat around 600 sick, injured or […]
November is the time of year when you might spot very small hedgehogs, or hedgehogs that are out during the day. These hedgehogs need help!