Sep 21, 2015 · My dog has had an anal gland eruption. She was prescribed some antibiotics an pain medicine. She is scooting and getting blood on the carpet. I having a hard time getting her to take her pain medicine if I try to hide it her food, she will detect it and eat around it or not eat at all. She looks awful and I don't know how to help her.
Mar 09, 2012 · The pain from this anal gland issue is probably causing your girl so much discomfort that she is also having difficulties with her stool. The treatment for this is appropriate and if your vet did not give your girl anything for pain, give her aspirin at 5 mg per pound every 12 hrs ONLY if she is eating well since this can cause stomach ulcers.
If you see your dog scooting his butt on the ground, licking or biting at it, or sitting seems to be uncomfortable, he may have an anal gland problem. The reason that diet plays such a big role in anal gland problems is that commercially processed foods and even some raw foods are too soft.