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BHPS Film Award

The British Hedgehog Preservation Society (BHPS) scooped prestigious accolades at the Charity Film Awards held in London on 11th May 2018. Their short animated film aptly named “Hedgehog Close” held off fierce competition to be placed silver in their category and honoured with the overall People’s Choice Award. Hedgehog Close was created to spread the […]

Creating Garden Access

Lack of Access between gardens is a major threat to hedgehog survival Throughout the year we often see hedgehogs squashed on roads. It is particularly common during the summer months when hedgehogs are looking for food and mates for breeding.  If they have access between gardens they won’t necessarily need to cross roads. These days […]

Co-op Partnership

Partnership with Midcounties Co-operative – Streetly Branch We are delighted to have been selected by the Streetly store as one of their store partners until December 2019. This means that we receive a donation of money raised for the local store partners. We received £50.00 from the store for the period 30th July 2017 until […]

Winter Dangers

Winter is a dangerous time for hedgehogs Please help hedgehogs over winter It is widely believed that at this time of year all hedgehogs will be in hibernation until the spring. Sadly this is not the case. Hedgehogs hibernate based upon night time temperature. If the temperature is not consistently below 5 degree then many […]

Winter Foster Carers Needed

Urgent Need for Foster Carers for Underweight Hedgehogs During the winter months we often have hedgehogs admitted that are fit and well but very young and underweight and they would not survive the winter and hibernation at the weight they are at. We are looking for individuals who live in the North Birmingham area (Sutton […]

We Need Hutches!!

Snuffles Hedgehog Rescue operates according to strict wildlife care guidelines as recommended by the RSPCA and other wild animal rescue organisations. Once a hedgehog has been treated in the critical care unit, if it is underweight it will be transferred to one of our dedicated foster carers to take care of the hedgehog in an […]

Thanks to Midcounties

A huge thank you to the fund for granting us an award of £1,000 to purchase 8 additional purpose made plastic cages for our critical care shed. The cages will be used to house sick and injured hedgehogs during the treatment process.  “We are really pleased that we have been able to support your group.  As […]

Severn Trent Release

Severn Trent Minworth celebrates first hedgehog release Evie and Henry, two wild hedgehogs rescued last year and cared for over winter, were released in the vast natural habitat of Severn Trent Minworth on the 4th May. Craig Woodall, one of the technicians at Severn Trent, has been preparing for this day for several months and […]

Critical Care Target Reached

We are delighted to announce that thanks to the generosity of our supporters we have raised £2,000 towards the total appeal fund. We have also received a grant from the Sutton Coldfield Charitable Trust, which means that we can now go ahead and purchase the larger shed, purpose made plastic hutches and 2 incubators. A […]