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#1 eme_collie


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Posted 19 May 2017 - 01:30 PM

So I have an 8 week old Border Collie, he's been through a lot for his first 8 weeks of life. 

When we took him from these horrid breeders he was battling hundreds of ticks and fleas, an eye infection and now his back legs are growing weak.


I am wondering if this is normal? 

We took him outside and he was walking, running, enjoying life but now he's so restless and can't stand on all four. 


It started with a limp in his left front leg and now his front legs are fine but his back legs are weak.


Is this a case of something serious or is he just sore from playing and running so much?

#2 sjones


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Posted 19 May 2017 - 09:42 PM

If this were my dog I would get him to a vet asap and have him fully checked out, this doesn't sound normal.



#3 gcv-border


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Posted 20 May 2017 - 08:41 PM

Agree. Vet appointment ASAP.


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Posted 21 May 2017 - 05:02 AM

I would go to a vet ASAP and also check every inch of the dog for ticks.



This link is about a dog that was going to be put down due to sudden failing health, then they found a tick.  It was tick paralysis. 

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