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Q. Our 5 year old lion's head bunny has head tilt, and is falling over. This started 2 days ago. He is eating and drinking well. Ears look clear ...

Answered By
PAULA SIMONS

A. Head tilt and falling is classified as vestibular ataxia. We often worry about inner ear infections and inflammation causing these problems. If the ears look clear, the problem may be deeper into the inner ear that cannot be seen without an otoscope. If the ears are normal the problem may be neurological. It is important to have him seen by a veterinarian who can examine the ear closely and take a sample to look for infection.


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