How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. John Your Own Question
Dr. John
Dr. John, Texas Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 5160
Experience:  Over 14 years of clinical veterinary experience
11664588
Type Your Dog Veterinary Question Here...
Dr. John is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Bloated stomach, panting and swollen anus. Bloat or anal gla

Customer Question

Dog anus is swollen, bloated belly and panting. No attempt to vomit. Passing gas.

I'm not sure if it's a big deal or not. She hasn't vomited nor has she tried. She passes gas and runs away from it as if it hurts. No noticeable bowel movements if any at all. Her anus is red and swollen. She had them externally expressed in the winter. She only eats Nutro brand dog food as well. Her stomach is tight but she is burping and farting as well. Is it bloat? Or is it constipation /anal sack?

Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary