The glands themselves have no purpose in a medical sense called vestigial. However, consider yourself warned that this is a smelly and unpleasant task. Such compensation does not influence the information or recommendations made. Many breeders and owners feel capable of expressing their dog's anal glands themselves. Not only is it unfair to the dog, who has no idea millions of people are laughing at his The glands are also removed when anal sac adenocarcinoma is diagnosed followed by radiation. This pressure causes the sacs to empty.
Jul 17, · Dr. McCoy demonstrates how to express your dog's anal glands. Feb 10, · I was asked by one of my viewers to do another video on expressing anal glands due to some blurriness in previous one. I didn't get this all on camera but. Taking Care of Your Dog’s Anal Glands Watch Out for the "Scoot" You might have seen one of the many videos on You Tube where a dog is scooting his butt across.