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My dog had his anal glans expressed today and he is now

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My dog had his...

My dog had his anal glans expressed today and he is now panting heavily and has diarrhea

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What seems to be the problem with your dog?

He appears shaky and is panting heavily after having had his anal glans expressed today

Veterinarian's Assistant: Where does your dog seem to hurt?

His rectum

Veterinarian's Assistant: Can you see anything that looks wrong or different?

It is raw and red

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is your dog eating normally?

No. He won't eat or drink. He lays down but doesn't rest his head. He just pants

Veterinarian's Assistant: OK, abnormal eating. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Expert will know how to help your dog. What is the dog's name and age?

Buddy is a most 12. He is a Maltese.

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Buddy?

He was at the vet's office today and they expressed his anal glans.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Gabby, Dog Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

It sounds like he was pretty stressed out. He may be having stress diarrhea.

When did he last eat and drink?

How much does he weigh?

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