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(Mhairi Simon)

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Animal down, off it’s legs:

Lameness, fore or hind


Dangerous behaviour


Performance puzzles


Geriatric care


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Animal down, off it’s legs


Four-legged animals naturally have greater inherent stability than us humans with our two legs.

So when four-legged animals stay down, it shows how serious the problem is. There must be gross weakness in two or more legs, the back or the neck. If not broken bones or similar traumas, this could be due to age, infection, or major misalignment impinging relevant nerves.



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Animal Down