Anal Glands Problems in Cats and Dogs  

Anal gland problems affect millions of pets and is very common, this is where the glands of dogs and cats become overfilled, blocked, or irritated, all dogs and cats have two small glands which are referred as anal sacs near the anal opening, they are the size of a small grape normally.

What are the Symptoms?

Your pet may scoot their rear end across the floor, this could include a fishy or foul odour, excessive licking of the rear end, discomfort while walking or sitting, straining to defecate, redness swelling near the rear end. One of the symptoms with cats is defecating outside the litter box and runny poo.

So, what are the causes of Anal Gland Problems?

Can be poor gastrointestinal health, for anal glands to empty properly they need firm and healthy stools to create pressure on the glands as they pass over them, if soft is very difficult for glands to empty properly. Allergies can also be a cause; with cats this can be the need for worming.

Probiotics are healthy microbes that, when living in your dog’s gut, can covert fiber and plant-based sugars into vitamins and fatty acids that improve your dog’s biochemistry. Probiotics can also help fight off respiratory tract and urogenital infections.

There are bugs in the gut that from a diverse ecosystem of friendly bacteria that must be in balance for your pet to achieve optimum health. Collection of genomes from all the microorganisms in the gut environment, this includes bacteria, virus, and fungus. Good bacteria, prebiotics, probiotics and postbiotics.

What can I do for my pet?

At the rear of the dog, you can put pressure on either side to release it, I found a great video which explains this.

https://youtu.be/VXpIYcWpkBo

 

 What can I do to resolve the issue with my pet?

Aloe Vera Gelly Rub well or spray the infected area with Aloe Vera Spray

Aloe Vera Propolis Crème recommended to do 4-6 times a day.

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