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Does he lick and bother the rectal area?
Does he have any diarrhea?
he seems to rub his rectum along the floor, and he does have a sort of siarrhea to his stool.
Thanks for the info.
What you are seeing could be due to anal gland impaction and infection/abscess.
He needs to go see your vet for exam, and have the anal glands expressed, and if it is infected as well, antibiotic is needed.
Do you have any questions or concerns?
only one concern i cannot get him to a vet until thursday, is that a problem, also can i make him more comfortable in the meantime?
It shouldn't be a problem to wait until Thursday. But it is better for him is you can get him in sooner.
Unfortunately there is nothing you can give at home to help with the problem.
Unless you know how to express anal glands, that would help. If not, then there is nothing you can do.
And antibiotic will require prescription, so he will have to wait until he sees your vet.
Dr Lee thank you for your diagnosis, it is very much apprectiated, i will take Terry to the vets asap. Many thanks for your time.
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