These have been definitively identified only in dogs, although anecdotal reports suggest they may also occur in cats. Your pet is depressed or listless. A high fiber diet may be recommended in order to make his stool more bulky. It is my experience antibiotics taken internally will NOT take care of this problem, you have to infuse the anal duct with antibiotic. If the glands appear abscessed, then your pet may need antibiotics and possibly surgery.
All Pets Veterinary Clinic. ANAL GLANDS Dogs and cats, as well many other small mammals, have a pair of glands located just under the skin on both sides of the rectum. Few topics raise dog owners’ eyebrows (and lower dogs’ tails) faster than the subject of anal glands. These two small structures are renowned for the foul. Anal gland problems are more common in small and medium-sized dogs, but large breeds and cats can develop issues as well. The classic symptom of an inflammation or.