My Rabbit keeps Falling Over

by Ross Monks
(Yorkshie England )

I have a 13 week old rabbit which i have had 5 weeks.
Last tuesday i came home and he all of a sudden couldnt walk, he kept falling to the left side.
I took him to the vet Wednesday and they said they couldnt tell what was up with him without a X Ray.
I have been giving him Metacam since then but he still as not improved.
I have brought him in side and bought him a smaller cage etc
He is eating and drinking and i have put him on the room carpet a few times he hops about 3 steps then loses is balance he also loses is balance in is cage often.
I am so woried but just dont have the £200 for a X Ray at the moment.
I dont know if its is left leg or hip or is back end has totaly gone.
he can sit up and like i say he can hop a bit but then loses control.
Any help please

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Jul 28, 2020
,y rabbit keeps falling over
by: Anonymous

so I have a 6 month old rabbit, i he has just been starting have issues. he has been breathing heavily and not wanting to do any thing. I've been so concerned because he falls on his side. For instance, he will icth his face and then fall over like he is sleeping. i don't know if i should tried the vet. So i've jjust been looking around to see if anyone else has had this promblem.

Please and Thank you

Nov 29, 2015
by: Anonymous

my rabbit did something similar and it turned out to be Encephalazoonan Cuniculi needs 28 day course of panacur for this alongside metacam speak to the vets

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