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Guinea pig laying weirdly

emmafoote

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In the past couple of days my 2 1/2 - 3 year old male has been laying with one leg to the side of his body and one elevated as it would be if he were walking. Does anyone know what this could be?
 

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In the past couple of days my 2 1/2 - 3 year old male has been laying with one leg to the side of his body and one elevated as it would be if he were walking. Does anyone know what this could be?
Have you checked whether he is walking and running normally?

Some piggies like to sleep with one or two back legs stretched out like that if they feel comfortable and safe in their surroundings. We call them 'chicken or chooken legs'.
 

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just curious I got this guinea pig as big as crooked the owner told me that when it was a baby. Had An ear infection there for its neck has been like that never got it helped and now it's a year old and it's been going in circles and circles over and over I just wanted to make sure that was part of the reason because of her neck is being like that.
 

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just curious I got this guinea pig as big as crooked the owner told me that when it was a baby. Had An ear infection there for its neck has been like that never got it helped and now it's a year old and it's been going in circles and circles over and over I just wanted to make sure that was part of the reason because of her neck is being like that.
Hi! Please start your own thread if you have a question. Otherwise things can get very confusing quickly, and it is not a nice experience for the original poster to have their thread taken over by somebody else.
You can do so by clicking on health & illness at the top and then on the large 'Post thread' button on the right. Thank you!
 
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