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If your pet appears to have a more advanced case of anal sac problems -- think infection or the bursting of abscesses-- the vet can discuss with you all of the possible management choices, which include antibiotics and surgery. Sometimes the anal gland secretions are not released naturally and build up - leading to thickening of the secretion, clogging of the duct and sometimes even infection and abscesses. You may have seen your little dog with their tail up, dragging his behind across the floor (this is called scooting). Infection of dog anal gland can be spotted by noticeable bulges just under the surface of the animals anal opening and drainage from the rectum. pdsa vet rebecca gives advice on what to do if your dog has anal gland problems and how this is treated. In this video we cover symptoms and how anal gland problems are diagnosed. An anal gland infection can affect your dog, prompt scooting behavior, and needs veterinary attention. All dogs have two anal glands, or sacs, located beneath the skin at about eight and four oclock on either side of the anus. Tg there was no infection & she didnt bleed either, maybe i took her in b4 it got that bad. But anal gland problems in dogs are fairly common and if not treated promptly, can lead to serious lifelong issues. dr jones shows you home remedies to remove the anal gland odor. Dogs may be affected by several anal gland problems that may take place in three subsequent stages if allowed to progress impaction, infection and abscess formation. Lets take a closer look at at these different anal gland problems and their stages. Stages of anal gland problems in dogs picture of anal gland abscess in dog. Anal gland problems in dogs - natural treatment and prevention by dr. Peter dobias, dvm has 30 years of experience as a veterinarian.