Horses — Only general discussion about the buying, leasing, selling and pricing of horses is permitted. Conversations in horse-related forums should be horse-related. Has Symptoms Butt Discomfort. In reality, anal glands can cause all kinds of problems in dogs and occasionally in cats. I am the human to my Maybe that has been a factor?
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Company representatives may participate in discussions and answer questions about their products or services, or suggest their products on recent threads if they fulfill the criteria of a query. Views Read Edit View history. Some dog owners prefer to use a little routine maintenance to head off anal gland problems by manually expressing the gland themselves before a grooming session. No one knows why some dogs are predisposed to having impacted or infected anal glands, but overweight and physically inactive dogs tend to have more problems than slender, physically fit dogs. Moderators do not regularly independently monitor the Forums for such violations.
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I have never been able to express them myself. I changed vets once I realized the problem, his anal glands were sorted and his rotten teeth extracted and he was much happier and pain free for the last year of his life. Mar 30, Messages: All predators, whether they are canines or felines in the wild or skunks in your backyard, have anal glands. For various reasons, such as the conformation of the animals, the thickness of the gland's secretions, or the softness of the stool, these glands and their ducts often become clogged, or 'impacted'. If you notice any of these signs, it may be time to have your dog's anal glands expressed to get rid of the infected fluid so the glands can function properly once again.
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