Hibernation Weight Loss

Acceptable weekly losses

A hedgehog weighing less than 600g should not be allowed to hibernate

The field below will show the maximum weight loss allowed per week in hibernation

Weight loss exceeded

Bring the animal indoors to wake it up. DO NOT put it on heat.
Warming too quickly can cause a heart attack. It can take up to 4 days in a room with a temperature above 18c to bring the animal round