Worried about a Hedgehog?

If you are ever worried about the health or welfare of a hedgehog, please call the British Hedgehog Preservation Society on 01584 890801 and they will be able to give you advice, and put you in touch with a local rescue centre if necessary.

Author: Paul Cole


As soon as Apollo arrived he went straight into his house, then at night he decided to have a little explore around the garden.


This is Sheldon settling in to his new home in Glatton.


Carole’s new hedgehog (Jasmine) was so excited with her new home that she just had to pop out and explore her new surroundings.  


Today saw the latest batch of hedgehogs arrive and be distributed to their new adoptive parents. If you are interested in adopting a hedgehog then please email admin@glatton-hogblog.uk and you will be added to the waiting list. We are hoping Read more…


We now have confirmation of the number of hedgehogs arriving on Saturday 3rd September. All of those people who are due to get one have been notified. If you have not had a notification (by email) then please check your Read more…


A new batch of hedgehogs will be arriving in Glatton at 11:00 on Saturday 3rd September. Those people who are going to be adopting one will be collecting them from the village hall. If you want to pop along to Read more…


State of Britain’s Hedgehogs report produced by the British Hedgehog Preservation Society and People’s Trust for Endangered Species.


This is a video of one of our local hedgehogs anointing, I believe this was taken in June 2019. Self-anointing in animals, sometimes called anointing or anting, is a behaviour whereby an animal smears odoriferous substances over themselves. These substances Read more…


Following their classification as ‘vulnerable to extinction’ on the UK red list, British Hedgehog Preservation Society has launched a new petition to increase hedgehog legal protection. Their current protection doesn’t address any of the key reasons why hedgehogs are declining, Read more…


Hedgehogs in Britain have officially been put on the conservation Red List as ‘vulnerable to extinction’. They’re just one reason why it’s vital we record and monitor wildlife, ensuring we spot changes while there’s time to act. We can’t afford Read more…