The Hedgehog Shelter is designed to look as natural as possible while providing a safe retreat for hedgehogs. It has a sturdy rust-proofed steel frame and a water-proof roof liner, which is covered with a brush wood finish. It also features a predator defense tunnel.
Hedgehogs will use this Hedgehog Shelter ALL YEAR ROUND, but they hibernate from November to April depending on the temperature. The shelter should be covered with additional twigs, branches and leaves in winter for extra insulation (at least 5cm) - other than this there is no maintenance necessary. The Hogitat offers hedgehogs and other mammals a safe retreat from predators such as badgers and foxes as well as saftey from garden strimmers, forks, tools and pets. The small entrance tunnel is designed to deter predators such badgers and dogs. The Hedgehog Shelter may be anchored down with camping pegs , wire for extra security from boisterous pets or badgers. Site within cover out of the prevailing wind. Pile of leaves or foliage around the house will help to further camouflage it. Place cut short lengths of dry grass or leaves inside as nesting material. Measures H 25cm x W 43cm x L 50cm