My vet said he had never seen glands fill as fast as hers. Thanks for the video. His bum dosent smell of fish and he dosent scoot or wipe his bum anywhere and hes not got an issue with me or my partner going near his bum. I have actually phoned the vet and asked if it was ok to do it myself but not internally but in the way you showed. Praise your dog, pet him, and reward him for his cooperation. Not all dogs need their anal sacs expressed, so if you've never noticed a problem then you probably don't need to take any action.
Take your dog to the vet. These glads secrete poisons and a rupture is not good! Infection can set in and things will get worse from there. Anal glands do not secrete. The anal glands or anal sacs are small glands found near the anus in many mammals, including dogs and cats. They are paired sacs located on either side of the anus. Jul 17, · Dr. McCoy demonstrates how to express your dog's anal glands.