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August Abbott, CAS, Certified Avian Specialist
Category: Bird
Satisfied Customers: 2632
Experience:  Cert. Avian Specialist; Int. Assoc.Animal Behavior Consult; Pet Ind. Joint Advisory Council; author
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I have a goose that has a hard time standing and tips

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hi I have a goose that has a hard time standing and tips backwards if it ttys to walk
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?
Customer: his feet seem fine
JA: What is the bird's name and age?
Customer: he sometimes moves he's head funny like he's dizzy
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the bird?
Customer: his neck had some skin missing...liek maybe he was attacked he seems paralyzed
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Bird
Expert:  nekovet replied 10 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your wee one’s situation, and wanted to help.

Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner, but can you tell me:

How long has he had these signs?

Does he have any weakness, lameness, or changes (ie wounds, instability, lack of use) with either leg?

Any history of an attack or head trauma?

Any fever or access to toxins?