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He's been scooting his anus on the concrete outside and now
He's been scooting his anus on the concrete outside and now there's a part that looks raw. Can I use Vaseline to help? … read more
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We're looking after a dog that is 'sniffing' her bottom /
Dear Sir / Madam,We're looking after a dog that is 'sniffing' her bottom / lady parts ( ;-) ) a lot (initially we thought perhaps she had constant wind!) & licking them & seems distressed, keeping sta… read more
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My dog licks where ever he sit, he does it both inside and
My dog licks where ever he sit , he does it both inside and out and he also scoots along the floor to sratch his rear.… read more
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I have a 2 yr old Great Dane and I was reading about anal
Hi. I have a 2 yr old Great Dane and I was reading about anal gland issues with great danes … read more
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She had a hard time pooping this morning. She ate some grass
She had a hard time pooping this morning. She ate some grass and had a hard time getting it out. Now her anus is very red and irritated is there something I can use to help soothe it for her … read more
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Dr. Peter
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Inflamed area below the tail and above the anus. 4 year old
Inflamed area below the tail and above the anus. 4 year old Great Dane. Not neutered. Licks it but doesn't seem to be bothering him. What should I do?!… read more
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Hi doctor Lee, my Pug is 8years old and notice he has a lump
Hi doctor Lee, my Pug is 8years old and notice he has a lump on the right side of his anus. This lump is under the skin, small in size about 3/4" in diameter, in the 5 o'clock position and soft. My do… read more
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MY 3 YEAR OLD SHIHTZU HAS AN INFLAMED ANAL GLAND. I EXPRESSED
MY 3 YEAR OLD SHIHTZU HAS AN INFLAMED ANAL GLAND. I EXPRESSED IT EXTERNALLY AND GAVE HIM METACAM AND SOME ANTIBIOTIC THAT WERE GIVEN TO HIM AT A PREVIOUS VISIT FOR A ANAL GLAND RUPTURE..... THERE WAS … read more
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my dog 8yrs old keeps licking his anus ive wormed and fleed
my dog 8yrs old keeps licking his anus ive wormed and fleed him and its not stopped hes not scooting or biting just licking very fast a few times aday thankyou… read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
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Our dog has an irritated anal area with a small ammount of bleeding. He keeps rubbing his
Our dog has an irritated anal area with a small ammount of bleeding. He keeps rubbing his butt on the floor. He is up to date on all vaccines. He is having regular stools with a small amount of diarrh… read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
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Hi, I contacted you before about my dog having a rusty metal/fishy
Hi, I contacted you before about my dog having a rusty metal/fishy smell and you said that was the typical smell when the anal glands needs to be expressed. I took her to the vet about 2 weeks ago, an… read more
petdoctor09
petdoctor09
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Doctoral Degree
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My vet has my lab on Dicural 181.4 mg toal daily for anal gland infection, so we think, he
My vet has my lab on Dicural 181.4 mg toal daily for anal gland infection, so we think, he has been on this for 30 days & now added is Cefpodoxime 200 mg. Are these the right antibiotics? Condition ge… read more
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Ive had my mini-poodle, for about two years, had him neutered
I've had my mini-poodle, for about two years, had him neutered about 1-1/2 years ago, and we think he is approx. 7 years old. He started licking his anus about two months ago and the rate of his doing… read more
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Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel: year old female..licking it often.
I have a 4 year old female Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. She has a quarter circular opening where her anal gland would be. She has been licking it often. Other than soreness there she is acting total… read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
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bichon: usual..sensitive..chasing and nipping at his tail, scooting
Our bichon was groomed today by his usual groomer. Historically, he seems to be very sensitive about his anal glands being expressed - chasing and nipping at his tail, scooting around, and seeming "pa… read more
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Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
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My dog has blood in his stool, vet gave worm medicine, bland
My dog has blood in his stool, vet gave worm medicine, bland diet. He is licking and biting area, behavior has been slightly more aggressive with strangers.… read more
Dr. Loretta
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Every time my Peke goes to the groomer, he comes home with
Every time my Peke goes to the groomer, he comes home with anal gland problems. Why is this?? Usually I have to take him to the vet to get them expressed. I've tried to do it myself but must not be do… read more
Dr. Jennifer
Dr. Jennifer
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Doctoral Degree
116 satisfied customers
My Corgi has a problem with his anus. His anus is crusty,
My Corgi has a problem with his anus. His anus is crusty, flaky but not raw. He acts like his but is on fire and runs around. He is not scooping on the ground as if his anal grands are bothering him. … read more
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