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Hello. I am sorry to hear that Oliver has you worried. My name is ***** ***** I have been a veterinary nurse for 27 years. I would be happy to help.
To be honest this is one of the things that makes me absolutely crazy about groomers. Dogs do not need their anal glands emptied manually unless they are showing signs such as dragging their bottom that would indicate there is a problem. As long as a dog has normal stool the glands normally empty on their own.
When groomers express the glands they do it externally ( unlike medical professionals that do it internally) When it is done externally this can lead to inflammation which can then make it painful when they pass stool. In some cases when this happens the vet needs to internally express them to relieve any pressure. In rare cases we have seen actual damage done to the anal glands if expressed improperly but that is not common.
If he is still behaving this way tomorrow I would give your vet a call and see if you can just stop by with him real quick and have the glands properly expressed. This does not normally require an actual appointment and it can just be done y a technician. In the future I would suggest asking your groomer not to express the glands.
Now it is possible that something else is causing him pain but I would expect to see that happen at times other then when passing stool.
I hope he does ok. Please reply back if you have additional questions and I will be happy to continue. If you have no additional questions please take a few minutes to provide a rating so that I am compensated by just answer for assisting you this evening.