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my dog has a bad odor coming from its rear end.

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my dog has a bad odor coming from it's rear end. where is it coming from? more recently, is it something to be concerned about

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Age: 2; Female; Breed: rottweiler mix

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nothing. Can't tell if it's her anus or vagina. stronger after she licks the area





Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  NancyH replied 11 years ago.
This is probably an anal gland impaction causing the odor. You can read about anal glands here
www.marvistavet.com/html/body_anal_sacs.html
and how to empty them.
Or you can have the vet or a groomer clean them out for you.
Hope this helps you!
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