Vet expressing anal gland necessaryUploader: Nixon 4 days ago Subscribe 3295
It's true that not all dogs need it done manually. The most common problems seen are anal gland impactions or infections. It's good to learn how everyone else handles this situation with their dogs, your answers have been interesting and helpful! Types, Diagnoses and Treatment. It is a good idea to be sure they are not overdone, and not done unnecessarily. This thread is closed to new comments. Despite my total lack of scientific evidence in support of this theory, I think it would be worth a try. When a dog is brought into the clinic for this surgery they are placed under general anaesthetic. Some breeds just seem to be more prone to anal gland issues.