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Dog Anal Gland Expression

Anal glands are designed to provide lubrication when a dog passes a stool, and they also give each dog its unique scent. These glands that are located just inside your dog’s rectum can sometimes fail to empty properly, leading to discomfort and infection.

Should I drain my dog’s anal glands at home?


It is best to have your veterinarian express your dog’s anal glands, as we can further evaluate them for signs of infection or underlying issues.

If my dog scoots on the carpet a lot, does this mean their anal glands are impacted?


This can be one of the signs we see with anal gland impaction- it is best to have them evaluated by your veterinarian.

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