Understanding Anal Glands in Dogs

What are Anal Glands?

The purpose and function of anal glands in dogs' digestive and elimination systems.

Signs of Anal Gland

Recognize the common signs and symptoms of anal gland issues in dogs, such as scooting or excessive licking.

Anal Gland Impaction

The causes, symptoms, and treatment options for anal gland impaction in dogs.

Anal Gland Infection

The causes, symptoms, and treatment of anal gland infection (anal sacculitis) in dogs.

Expressing Anal Glands

The process of manually expressing anal glands and when it may be necessary for your dog's health.

Preventive Measures

Tips and strategies to prevent anal gland problems in dogs, including diet, exercise, and regular veterinary check-ups.

Home Care for Anal Glands

At-home care practices to maintain your dog's anal gland health, such as gentle cleaning and proper hygiene.

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