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in this video, dede talks about and shows how to do anal glands! Thank you for watching and thank you for your support. I truly love showing you all what ive learned and what i see. But anal gland problems in dogs are fairly common and if not treated promptly, can lead to serious lifelong issues. James bascharon shows how to easily express your dogs anal glands at home the veterinarian recommended way. 6 natural ways to ease your dogs anal sac distress does your dog have an itchy butt? Is your dog scooting across the floor? Anal gland or anal sac issues might be at play. Anal sac impaction, infection, and abscess are the three stages of anal sac disorder. It starts out with one or both of your dogs anal sacs becoming impacted (unable to express fluid), then it becomes infected and swollen, and finally, the infection will cause an abscess which can be very painful. The best time to take care of the anal glands is right before you bathe your poodle. Dog anal glands issues are not life-threatening but can cause discomfort and pain for the animal. Anal glands are scent glands some people refer to them as anal sacs. They are located between the layers of muscles that make up the rectum and, when all is working right, they are naturally expressed, through the duct that connects the gland to the outside world, each time a dog poops. Having your dogs anal glands expressed from time to time is important, but if he frequently has issues with them you might consider switching him to a high fiber diet. Keep reading to learn more about how a high fiber diet can help with anal gland problems. If youve seen your dog scooting across the room on his bottom, it could be a sign of anal sac disease. They make a smelly, oily, brown fluid that dogs use to identify each other and mark their territory. Anal sac disease begins as an uncomfortable impaction and can progress to an.