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My dog has a growth on his left anal gland. They were

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My dog has a growth on his left anal gland. They were expressed the other day. However the side that has the growth will not stop leaking.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Some lumps are serious and some aren't. Let's see what the Veterinarian has to say. What is your dog's name and age?

Snoopy 15 years old

Veterinarian's Assistant: How old is Snoopy?

15

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

He has vestibular syndrome and has episodes once in a while. He takes Metacam daily for arthritis. Otherwise he is in good health .

Submitted: 26 days ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your wee one’s situation, and wanted to help.

Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner, but can you tell me:

Since a growth is present, what tests has his vet done?

Is it leaking anal gland discharge, pus or blood?

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