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Q. Are there any other signs of anal gland problems? Our mixed boxer/lab has been expressed several times over the past year & I'm concerned about pain

Answered By
LINDSEY EDWARDS MVB, BSC, IVCA

A. Pain and altered mobility are common with anal gland problems. Increased fiber intake such as a blend of fermentable and non-fermentable fiber such as protexin profiber or a high fiber commercial diet such as royal cann fiber response can reduce recurrences and in some cases surgery may be considered to widen the duct of the galnd and prevent it from becoming blocked and/or infected


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