Welcome to Your Local Hogspital

In just the last 10 years, hedgehog numbers have fallen by 30%, and there are now thought to be fewer than one million left in the UK. They are disappearing from our countryside as fast as tigers are worldwide.

The once common hedgehog is now under threat from development and habitat loss caused by the reduction of hedgerows and the intensification of our agricultural methods.


Report a Sighting

If you are unsure whether a hedgehog needs help please ring our hotline 07926 576 164 or email us at hello@pricklesandpaws.org for advice.


Sponsor a Hutch

When you sponsor a Gold, Silver or Bronze Hutch you will receive a free gift pack and a Sponsorship Certificate


Make a Donation

100% of all donations go directly to caring for the hedgehogs. We do not receive any government funding nor support from related charities.

£s raised in 2016-17

Hogs admitted in 2017

£s raised so far 2017-18

Hogs admitted so far 2018

Recent Posts

Watch this space for updates, current news and upcoming events!.



It has been some time since we have produced a...
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Laurence and Joes Hedgehog Ride

Laurence and Joe completed an epic 72km off road...
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Bowie is our smallest hoglet ever admitted. At...
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This is Elsie... Elsie does not like to...
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Autumn Draw

Our Autumn draw has some fantastic prizes on...
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Halloween at Camel Creek Adventure Park

Come along and join us at Camel Creek Adventure...
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Easter at Camel Creek

Horace our mascot enjoyed a couple of days out...
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Feeding advice

With spring just round the corner it won't be...
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Organisations supporting us with sales this chritsmas

Meet ‘Spikey’ she’s a beautifully crafted...
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Bonfire Night

As we approach bonfire night we would ask...
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The Ideal Release Site

The majority of our hedgehogs go back to where...
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We would like to express our gratitude to our partners and sponsors …

Newquay Voice

…for the tons and tons of newspapers donated


Costa Coffee, Waterstones, Truro

Waterstones, Truro

Penmellyn Vets

Camel Creek Adventure Park

Sauté Creative

…for designing and building our website gratis!

Cornwall Animal Hospital

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Help A Poorly Hedgehog!

100% of your donation will go towards the support and care of injured and poorly hedgehogs, 
providing shelter, medications and veterinary care.