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I am caring baby raccoons. They are about four

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Hi. I am caring for two baby raccoons. They are about four weeks old. One of them cannot use his front legs. They appear to be somewhat paralyzed and he just pushes himself around. He appears to be healthy otherwise. We are feeding him Ebsilac. They have been constipated and we've been giving them prune juice with probiotics for babies to try and help with the constipation and using small slivers of glycerin suppositories. Don't know if any of this is he cause.
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Customer: Their appetites are good. I don't have much other information. This happened progressively and was not a problem when they were found. Their mother abnabdoned them in an attic. I was surprised how clean they were. No fleas, no ticks and they were very clean. I've had hem since they were a week old
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Pet
Expert:  Joan replied 5 months ago.
My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 30+ yeas with interest in exotics. All I was going to say is these Raccoons need a rehabber to assist you. They carry Raccoon round worms as weel as some other Diseases, that should be addressed with someone with Experience

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