'Hedgehog First Aid, Care and Rehabilitation'
front cover 1We have now started running the 1-day Vale/BHPS course at the Hospital in Beckford again
‘First Aid, Care & Rehabilitation of Hedgehogs’.
Please contact the British Hedgehog Preservation Society directly on 01584 890801 if you
would like to know dates and/or to book a place.
We can also book private groups of 20+ (held in Beckford Village Hall) if you can arrange travel
to us for your group – please contact us if you would like more details.


 You can purchase various items to help hedgehog carers e.g. heat pads and

tick lassos, here


The course at Vale Wildlife Hospital runs from 9am until

around 4.30-5pm and must be booked and paid for

through the BHPS.

Their telephone number is 01584 890 801.



  • a brief introduction to Vale Wildlife Hospital
  • legal aspects
  • zoonotic risks
  • initial examination & assessment
  • wounds
  • fluid therapy
  • administering fluids (practical session)
  • worried about green ‘poo’?
  • parasites
  • ongoing care
  • diet
  • release
  • includes a full colour course book containing all the information covered on the day and much more, plus a certificate of course completion.

The course runs at Vale Wildlife in Beckford from 9am until around 4.30-5pm and must be booked & paid for through the BHPS. Their telephone number is 01584 890 801.

Bedford course 12/01/19

‘Thoroughly enjoyed the day.

Travelled from France to attend & have learnt so much. Jeff & Caroline are fabulous, making one day very informative & enjoyable.’

Course Delegate January 2019

Dorset Mammal Group Attendee – 1st May 2022

Absolutely wonderful, informative, engaging & interesting course.

Sheffield course 14/01/2020

‘The best CPD I’ve ever done.

Great value for the cost of the day!’

Veterinary Nurse (Course Delegate January 2020)

Prestatyn course 02/09/19

‘Fabulous, informative & brilliantly presented.

I learned so much.

Thank you.’

Course Delegate September 2019