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A Big Thank You to our Xmas Day volunteers

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Little Thor in The News and Mail

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Sheppy the Film Buff

Meet Sheppy, a hog with a glamorous lifestyle living at Shepperton Film Studios. He was very well looked after by the crew there but sadly is poorly with a broken ankle and lungworm. The hoglet is safe and warm for tonight and we’ll reassess tomorrow. Tweet

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Sheppy the Film Buff

Meet Sheppy, a hog with a glamorous lifestyle living at Shepperton Film Studios. He was very well looked after by the crew there but sadly is poorly with a broken ankle and lungworm. The hoglet is safe and warm for tonight and we’ll reassess tomorrow. Tweet

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Skydive

The date for our multi animal charity skydive is now set for Sat June 6th at The Army School of Parachuting. Anyone interested in jumping to raise funds for the Hedgehogs please contact via email or call 01252 871478. Details to follow. …. Tweet

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Rehoming Xmas Pressies

If anyone has any unwanted Christmas presents we would happily rehome them for you in our up and coming tombolas. It won’t be long now before the serious work of fundraising begins again. If you can donate any please contact us x Tweet

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Rehoming Xmas Pressies

If anyone has any unwanted Christmas presents we would happily rehome them for you in our up and coming tombolas. It won’t be long now before the serious work of fundraising begins again. If you can donate any please contact us x Tweet

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Happy New Year !!!

Blywyddyn Newydd Dda aka Happy New Year to all our hoggyliciously hogified friends and supporters of The Happy Hedgehog Rescue. The midnight hour of the looming New Year won’t be long but I fear I shall fast asleep by then. This is a BIG Thank You to all who have supported us this year. We […]

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Xmas Eve Hog

Our Christmas Eve hog is now in and needs a name. Just settled on a heat pad so sex not known yet. Let me know good Christmassy names for this lucky hog please x Tweet

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A Very Special Thank You !

A Very special Thank You goes to Madeline for her wonderful present today for the hedgehogs. Madleine decided instead of a present for herself she would donate some goodies to the rescue, so today she brought along a huge box of goodies from banana chips, fleeces, bowls, cat food etc etc What an amazing young […]

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Merry Christmas !!!!

A Very Merry Christmas from all the Happy Hedgehog Family. Be safe, be sensible but above all be HAPPY !!!! Tweet

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The Saturday Crew

These are some of our fab weekend volunteers who give up their time to help our prickly friends! Tweet

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Thank You Bernie

A huge thanks to Bernie for her kind donation from our Amazon Wishlist. Www.amazon.co.uk – The Happy Hedgehog Rescue Tweet

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Happy 5th Hogday from all the Hedgepigs and Hogified Humans

The Happy Hedgehog Rescue in Yateley are celebrating their 5th anniversary. The rescue began in what seems like decades ago says Jayne the founder. We had moved to Yateley after much persuasion from my husband after an attack that had much immobilised me mentally with PTSD. I was a bit of a mess from a […]

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Ark Wildlife Big Giveaway

Please help us and vote for The Happy Hedgehog Rescue Yateley in the Ark Wildlife Big Giveaway. More votes means free food for the many hedgehogs in our care. http://www.arkwildlife.co.uk/heroes and click on The Happy Hedgehog Rescue Yateley. Tweet

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Airshow Aids Ailing Animals

This year saw the return of the Farnborough International Airshow with another amazing display of aircraft, including the well known Red Arrow display team. Little did the airborne acrobatic flyers realise that they were unknowingly helping to rescue ailing animals on the ground. A local hedgehog rescue – The Happy Hedgehog Rescue in Yateley has […]

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Pet Nose Day

Come and have a fun day out at Pet Nose Day – Mychett Centre, Sunday 17th August. Admission FREE! Tweet

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Hedgehog Rescuer by Day, by Night…….

Sunday night i shall be singing at St Mary’s church Eversley – come along and see me sing for my supper !!!!   Tweet

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Weekend Volunteers

We have a position for a weekend volunteer starting this Sunday. This is just a feed and water session so ideally suited to a younger person which has an interest in a future career with animals. Anyone interested please e-mail us via the website and leave a contact number. Tweet

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Calendar Dates for May

May is a busy fundraising month for The Happy Hedgehog Rescue and this year we are going all out with 4 Fayres in one month. Our main fundraiser is the Tombola and we are still seeking items. Please come and support us at the following venues and say hello. If anyone has unwanted gifts, chocolates, bootles […]

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Dying hedgehog nursed back to health

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WANTED!!!!!

We are urgently in need of tombola items for the up and coming Fayres. If anyone has any unwanted gifts or bottles that we can use that would be gratefully received. The summer Fayres are our main fundraisers which help to to feed the many hogs in our care throughout the year. If you can […]

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Waitrose Wokingham Communtity Matters April !!!

The Happy Hedgehog Rescue is lucky enough to be in Wokingham’s Waitrose’s Green token scheme for the month of April. Please support us by dropping your green tokens in our bin !!!! We are self funded and every penny counts!!!! Thanks Waitrose ! Tweet

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Hoglets and Mum!!

These are very special pics of mum and babies feeding taken just before a neccessary clean. NEVER disturb a nest as mum can abandon their young or worse kill them!!   Tweet

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Hoglet Update at 2 weeks old !!!!

A picture  of the hoglets at 2 weeks old. At this stage they are just starting to open their eyes and ears – still very cute!!!! Not all of them would make it out of the nest in the wild. Mum’s have an average of 4-5 babies as an insurance policy. Tweet

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Cool to Be Kind

  I’m really happy to say I have been a winner in the Cool to Be Kind competition and I would like to thank the lovely person who nominated me. I’m cool at this ripe old age – can’t be bad !! www.cooltobekind.org.uk Tweet

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Hoglets!!!!

At long last here is a pic of our teeny tiny cute hoglets!!! Mum and babies are doing well and these pics were taken on day 11 whilst cleaning them. They were a tad whiffy to say the least!  Their average weight at this stage is 37g. Anyone can  help support us to save hoglets like these by […]

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5 mins in the day of a rescuer!!!

This week I visited a site to check and clean the hedgehog boxes and within 5 mins of being onsite i spied a beautiful big red fox sitting in a field watching me. He ran off at a sprint and then a large muntjac deer appeared soon to be followed be a female. Wild bunnies […]

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Going Batty!!!

Sat outside this evening with my son having a cuppa and the sun was just going down. Turn to him and tell him I saw a post today from a bat group that bats are just waking up. We look up into the dusky evening and couldn’t believe our eyes to see a single pipistrelle bat […]

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Newspapers

A big thanks to anyone and everyone who has donated newspapers over the winter months. Please keep them coming as they are great presents to find on your doorstep and very much welcome x Tweet

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Dr Pat Morris

Pat Morris is giving a talk on hedgehogs tomorrow( Tuesday 11th March)  at the Wokingham Horticulture Society 7.45. See you there Tweet

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Spring Hens

Had a busy day last Saturday helping The BHWT re-homing 160 hens. A georgeous day for the colony hens first taste of the outside world. It’s an absolutely amazing feeling seeing their faces experiencing such basic things for the first time. They were a feisty bunch to say the least and i hope they are […]

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Love is in the air!!!!

Spring is definately here at last with the long awaited return of the fat and rehabilitated hogs back to the wild – Yaay!!!!!! We are very lucky at HHR to have 4 teeny tweeny hoglets in residence. A mum in cage 13( no less )gave birth last Friday. Bit of a shock to the volunteer […]

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BFVA Training Courses

Bracknell Forest Voluntary Action are running some courses if anyone is interested in the ones listed which i think are most relevant to The Happy Hedgehog Rescue then please contact me by e-mail. Emergency First Aid at work Risk Assessment [email protected] Tweet

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Congrats to Alice!!!

We are all pleased to bits that our volunteer Alice is well on her way to becoming a vet. She has just been offered a place at Bristol. Alice is a very determind and focused y0ung lady will without a doubt become a fantastic vet – Go Girl!!!!!!! Tweet

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What did YOU get for Valentine’s Day??

I have traded in my usual Valentines card and hopeful bunch of flowers for a nest box. Today is the start of National Nest Box week!!! A good trade i think. Tweet

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HOGGYCRAFT – Recruiting all arty crafty people!!!!

We are setting up a group of craft crazed people to help make hedgehog related items to sell and help raise funds and awareness. If you are arty and can spare a bit of time to help us save our prickly friends then please don’t be shy!! E-mail  – [email protected] and join the Happy Hog family […]

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Have A Hogtastic Valentines Day from all at HHR !

From all at the Happy Hedgehog Rescue here’s wishing you a Hoggy Valentine’s Day! Tweet

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Help!!!

http://www.amazon.co.uk/registry/wishlist/2SRTC9J49EMQS/ref=cm_wl_act_vv?_encoding=UTF8&reveal=&visitor-view=1 Please help us to feed over 130 hedgehogs in our care at the rescue this winter. An average hog costs £5.00 a week to feed – All help is really appreciated x     Tweet

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The Best Xmas Present !!

Yesterday i had the best xmas present ever and was  over the moon to see the return of my broken ankle robin. He has been missing for a few months so i thought the worst that the nasty sparrowhawk had had him. Sadly i watched the hunter take his wife and one baby late summer. Broken […]

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Warm Weather

Snuck a couple of big fatties outside today in a run as weather still reasonably mild. Would be good for them to hibernate and lose a few grammes. When you have more than one hog in a cage it’s alot harder to manage their weight gain as inevitably there is a greedy one who will […]

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Merry Xmas

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Newspaper Article

For those of you who were unable to see the article in the paper, here is a scan for you:   Tweet

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Happy Hedgehog Rescue in the Daily Express

Read the article in the Daily Express here. We are all very excited today as our new volunteer, Mandy, has been the subject of a lovely article in the Daily Express. Mandy (seen here with one of our guests) spoke to the reporter about what it is like working with hedgehogs, and why she wanted […]

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