Anal Glands or the anal sac is a Gland near the anus of the dog. This gland produces a very smelly liquid which is excreted or expressed every time the dog excretes. Though there seems to be no physical use of the liquid in the body like other enzymes and nutrients, this particularly smelly fluid passed through the anus enables the animal to mark its territory.Buy Now
Anal Gland Impaction in Detail
Anal Glands or the anal sac is a Gland near the anus of the dog. This gland produces a very smelly liquid which is excreted or expressed every time the dog excretes. Though there seems to be no physical use of the liquid in the body like other enzymes and nutrients, this particularly smelly fluid passed through the anus enables the animal to mark its territory. By nature, the liquid is expressed or removed every time the dog excretes / passes stool, but in some cases the gland is blocked and the fluid is not removed. This results to irritation in the anus and in later stages create complications. Anal gland impaction may not lead to be fatal, but the complications of a surgery may be an inconvenience for both the pet owner and the pet itself. Immediate remedy and treatment is advisable for pets when health conditions occur.
Anal Gland impaction Symptoms
The most common symptom of Anal Gland impaction is scooting. you may have noticed that the dog drags its bottom on the ground when affected with anal impaction. This is the dog’s way of removing the liquid (or trying its best to do so). Often this works for the dog, but sometimes it doesnt. If the anal gland impaction is in advanced stage, chances are that its going to worsen. A veterinary help may be required to express anal glands manually. The procedure takes 10 minutes and you can do it at home if you know how to do it.!
Anal Gland Impaction Remedies
Diet is meant to be one of the few causes of anal gland impaction. Though many would disagree to the theory of Commercial food being the major cause of anal gland impaction in most dogs, We would advice you to try natural diet for a week or more to test if your dog is feeling better. Anal Gland impaction usually requires expressing the glands / Sac manually. This may require a veterinary expert and the procedure may take up to 10 minutes. Frequent Express of anal gland impaction (once in a month) is usually recommended by Vets.
Homeopathic Medicine for Anal gland impaction
Of all medicine’s Homeopathy is currently termed as natural and effective. Approved by the world of medicine today, Homeopathy leaves no side effects and is efficient and effective at the same time. AnalGlandz™ is a Homeopathic remedy for anal gland impaction which can cure dogs of its problem. The need for manual anal gland impaction is completely removed once treated with AnalGlandz™