Q. My dacshaund has been chewing on his butt and has a slight temperature . I got antibiotics from a vet, they worked but now it's starting over.

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A. Place an e-collar on him to prevent further chewing or licking. Have your dog rechecked by your vet. Have the anal glands expressed if necessary and checked for developing infection. If the diagnosis is anal gland issues, consider adding in additional fiber to the diet to aid defecation. The act of defecation is what normally expresses the glands.

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