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Old 02-13-2015, 08:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Hoglet with weak hind legs

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I have a little male hoglet, 7 weeks old, who seems to be having issues with his hind quarters. He can run around, and is eating and pooing like normal, but he tends to stick his feet out when he walks (looks kind of like splay legs in birds, or flipper legs...). He also has incontinence, I believe, as he is always covered in pee I've been giving him quick baths for the pee issue, and I do have a vet appointment (they seem to think it's a spinal injury) but it's not until next friday... Oddly enough, he doesn't have any incontinence issues with his bowels.

He's not in any pain, he can curl up fine, but I'm at a loss about how to make him feel better. I am uploading a video of him walking and will link to it when it's up, but if anyone has tips or has encountered the same thing, please let me know what to do!
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Old 02-18-2015, 11:54 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I have the same problem with my 15 week old make.
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Old 02-18-2015, 12:16 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Hedgehogs always waddle a bit, are you sure there's really something wrong? It shouldn't be too extreme but they do stick their feet out when they walk.
The incontinence issue doesn't sound good though, is his stomach wet?
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