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NancyH, Dog Expert:Rescue, Train,Breed,Care
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my dog has a bad odor coming from its rear end.

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my dog has a bad odor coming from it's rear end. where is it coming from? more recently, is it something to be concerned about

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Age: 2; Female; Breed: rottweiler mix

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nothing. Can't tell if it's her anus or vagina. stronger after she licks the area

Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  NancyH replied 11 years ago.
This is probably an anal gland impaction causing the odor. You can read about anal glands here
and how to empty them.
Or you can have the vet or a groomer clean them out for you.
Hope this helps you!
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