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hibernation

Which pets have to hibernate?
New Pet
Which pets have to hibernate?
As the nights draw in and the temperature drops, many of us begin to think of hunkering down. Thick jumpers, warm fires and comfort food. For some animals, this change in season will bring about similar thoughts. For the…
November 16, 2021 • 57 shares
Can I help hedgehogs going into hibernation?
Wildlife
Can I help hedgehogs going into hibernation?
European hedgehogs (Erinaceus europaeus) are one of the most unique wild animals that roam in the UK. Sadly their numbers are in dramatic decline and they are listed as vulnerable to extinction on the red list for Britai…
October 19, 2021 • 72 shares
How do I Prepare my Tortoise for Hibernation?
Exotic Pet
How do I Prepare my Tortoise for Hibernation?
Hibernation can cause health problems for tortoises, particularly when done without due care. Weight loss, unthriftiness and poor appetite are common post-hibernation complaints. A good system put in place to care for yo…
October 6, 2021 • 27 shares
How Do I Know When My Tortoise is Ready to Hibernate?
News and Comment
How Do I Know When My Tortoise is Ready to Hibernate?
If you’re anything like us on cold autumn mornings, we bet many of you would prefer to stay wrapped up warm in bed, instead of having to get up to a cold house and de-ice the car. In fact, maybe we should just sleep thro…
November 22, 2019 • 502 shares • 23 comments
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