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RHS Spike Hedgehog Box

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The beautifully handcrafted Spike Hedgehog House, part of the RHS Wildlife Collection, is a sturdy, high-quality hog house with an RHS-inspired natural oak color scheme. Crafted with care in the UK by people with autism and learning disabilities, using sustainably sourced timber, this hedgehog house has been designed with the hedgehog's wellbeing in mind.

This hedgehog box is proudly used by Prickles and Paws Hedgehog Rescue, a testament to its excellent design. The internal walls offer hedgehogs distinct areas to eat and sleep, a feature that works extremely well to provide them safety and warmth.

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The beautiful, handcrafted Spike Hedgehog House is part of the RHS Wildlife Collection. This striking, high-quality hog house features an RHS-inspired natural oak color scheme. Crafted with care in the UK by people with autism and learning disabilities, the house is made from sustainably sourced timber with the hedgehog's wellbeing in mind.

This hedgehog box design is proudly used by the Prickles and Paws Hedgehog Rescue centre, a testament to its quality. The internal walls offer hedgehogs distinct areas for eating and sleeping, an effective design feature.

To use the Spike Hog House, place it in a sheltered, quiet garden spot surrounded by undergrowth and protected from wind and rain. Leave dry leaves or straw at the entrance for the hedgehogs to use as bedding inside. The waterproof roof and raised feet keep the interior dry, while the felt lining on the roof and base provide extra waterproofing.

The Spike comes with fixing instructions and some minimal assembly is required, it's really important that these instructions are followed to ensure that the house is safe and secure.

Clean the box in early spring and autumn, after confirming hedgehogs are not hibernating or breeding inside, and avoid disturbing them during hoglet season from May through early September.

Use hot soapy water and make sure that the box is well aired and dried after cleaning. If putting out food, leave it a couple of metres away as hedgehogs don’t tend to eat and sleep in the same place. Hedgehogs prefer specialist hedgehog food or tinned meaty dog or cat food and crushed cat or dog biscuits. 

To prevent disease transmission, remove any uneaten food and wash feeding dishes daily outside with hot, soapy water, rinse thoroughly, and secure the tunnel entrance before use. Avoid feeding hedgehogs bread, milk, or mealworms, as these foods can harm them. Since multiple hedgehogs may visit the feeding area, daily sanitation is essential.

Made in Stoke-on-Trent by Wildlife and Birdcare Nature Recovery Project (CIC) a not for profit organisation that not only help to save the crisis of nature, but are also a licensed training provider for SEN colleges to support young people with autism or additional needs leaving college to secure jobs their future. 

Dimensions

470mm (W) 470 (D) 250mm (D) without lid

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