Healthy Pets Healthy Dogs Reference. FYI I am a zoologist and work with animals so I have access to metacam and buprenorphine, would one of these be better for his pain? I had been a little concerned about my min pins anal sacs because he sometimes has attacks of fish butt in the car, when that happens he seems fairly concerned and licks the seat, it sometimes happens at other times and it is pretty stinky but sounds like I have nothing to worry about. About 2 years ago she had an infected canine anal gland that swelled up and looked like a spider bite filled with fluid. I work at a veterinary clinic.
Dog anal gland problems are more common in small dogs, but the can afflict any breed. Located on either side of the anus, these small glands release a strong-smelling. Signs, symptoms and treatment of canine anal glands. Tips for treating dog anal gland infection, expression, cancer and sac removal. If you’ve seen your dog scooting across the room on his bottom, it could be a sign of anal sac disease.