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My dog's anal area was bleeding 2 nights ago, it was like
My dog's anal area was bleeding 2 nights ago, it was like blood was dripping out from under his tail. We took him to the emergency hospital for animals on Tuesday night and one of the doctors said it … read more
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Rebecca
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Doctoral Degree
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There seems to be a bloody issue from his anus. Fro several
Fro several weeks now I've noticed that after my 15 year old dog has a Bowell movement there was a brownish residue around his anus. I just thought i was feces and would wipe it off. But now it looks more like very dark blood and actually have found some drops of the dark blood on the floor. He acts like he feels fine, looks fine and is eating regularly. … read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
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Doctoral Degree
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I just expressed my dog's anal gland and this solid small
Hi I just expressed my dog's anal gland and this white solid small ball looking things came out What does it mean? … read more
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Dr. Bruce
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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Our 7 1/2 year chocolate lab has recently developed a small,
Our 7 1/2 year chocolate lab has recently developed a small, relatively hard, lump directly on his anus. It's location coincides with it being his bottom left anal gland. He got into some bad food abo… read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
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I have a 12 year old yellow Lab. Over the past year or so Harley
I have a 12 year old yellow Lab. Over the past year or so Harley (our Lab) has developed a growth on her anus. We though it was just old age and everything was just being "pushed out," kind of like he… read more
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Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
33,466 satisfied customers
My dog of 10 years has had intermittent abdominal pain that
My dog of 10 years has had intermittent abdominal pain that my has always attributed to needing help expressing his anal glands which the vet tech does usually every 6 months or so. This episode the a… read more
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I have a 13 yr old lab (not fixed). He has developed a tennis
I have a 13 yr old lab (not fixed). He has developed a tennis ball size hard mass under his tail. It doesn't bother him at all. He never touches it. I felt it and it was hard. Over the weekend, it see… read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
33,466 satisfied customers
tumors..huge scabs intwined in her coat..very large one on her hip.
I have a 12yr english springer. She has had some fatty tumors that occasionally burst on the surface of her skin and ooze and create huge scabs intwined in her coat. She just had a very large one on h… read more
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Dr Scott Nimmo
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dog: laying..bath, earlier in the day, which she hates..spots..licking
Last night I noticed a spot of blood on my carpet right where our female dog had been laying. I had given her a bath, earlier in the day, which she hates and did not notice anything unusal. This morni… read more
Dr. Drew
Dr. Drew
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a Black Lab mix with an impacted anal gland. It is now
I have a Black Lab mix with an impacted anal gland. It is now the size of a small apricot. It does not seem to bother her, no change in bowel movements or appetite. It has recently become larger, even… read more
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Dr. Gene
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My 13 yr old yorky developed a boil like place close to her
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Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
33,466 satisfied customers
Maltese: 14 years old..his anal cavity there are glands coming..hair
I have a 14 years old Maltese. I have two questions, first one is that above his anal cavity there are glands coming out what causes that and what I should do about it. The second question is that his… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
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Doctoral Degree
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shepherd/husky mix: 12 year old..approx 55 lbs...right of his anus
Have a 12 year old shepherd/husky mix. approx 55 lbs. Has a grey looking ball to the right of his anus, and vet said a couple of years ago that it is benign. He started bleeding and when I went to cle… read more
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458 satisfied customers
my dog has been constantly lick her anus. i checked her anus
my dog has been constantly lick her anus. i checked her anus while i was washing her today and she has a fairly large ball near the opening that seems to be irritating very much. what might this be?… read more
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DrMelJ
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Doctoral Degree
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boston terrier: My 13 year..13 year old..open wound on his rectum
My 13 year old boston terrier has an open wound on his rectum. I dont know if it was an injury or another problem. it does not appear to be healing. It has not affected his eating or his bowel movemen… read more
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Dr. Scott
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Doctoral Degree
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beagle: 11 yr old..doesnt look..look like anal glands, it looks
I have a 11 yr old complete male beagle. His anus is enlarged. It doesn't look like anal glands, it looks like his anus is enlarged everywhere. All three lips are larger than normal. If it's the gland… read more
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Dr. Dustine Spencer
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Doctoral Degree
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female dauchound has an open sore near her anus...some secretions
my 13y/o female dauchound has an open sore near her anus...some secretions...what do I need to do?… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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I just had to put my dog to sleep . Sadie was 14 years old.
I just had to put my dog to sleep . Sadie was 14 years old. A couple of years ago, she had to have lumps remove from her rear and chest and one from her throat. Since then she has had various problems… read more
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Dr. Chris
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