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Experience:  Over 14 years of clinical veterinary experience
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She has a ruptured anal gland. Miniature dachshund. Tonight

Customer Question

She has a ruptured anal gland
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What type of animal are we talking about?
Customer: Miniature dachshund
JA: When did you notice the Dachshund had started scooting? Has there been any swelling or discharge?
Customer: tonight when I got home from work it is swollen
JA: Has she been pooping normally?
Customer: Yes I have four dachshunds, this is the third time this has happened but her first
JA: What's the Dachshund's name?
Customer: Roxie
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know?
Customer: no, she’s otherwise a healthy stubborn baby girl
Submitted: 13 days ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  DocPaul replied 13 days ago.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Dr. Paul Brazzell here

I have over thirty years’ experience in veterinary internal medicine, emergency care and ultrasound

I would be delighted to help you out today

If not done so already please

provide me your pet’s weight

I am authorized to talk by phone IF you would like to

It does cost more (14.00) but it allows me to provide a more detailed and accurate answer

If you want to text photos directly to me then request phone call

Otherwise attach photos to this link using the “add file” button and make sure to add text with them

Unless YOU request the call you will NOT be charged for one


Customer: replied 13 days ago.
12 pounds
Expert:  DocPaul replied 13 days ago.

Can you send me a photo?