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16 Sep 2009

Scratching behinds
I have two Dachsies that I adore. I just find that in the evenings they scratch/drag their behinds on the floor after they have pooped. I don' t think they have fleas. I am aware that it could be the gland that needs to be " drained"  by the vet. It will cost me a fortune to take them to the vet everytime they do this. Is their something I can do to control this behaviour and could it be their food?
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CyberVet
CyberVet

01 Jan 0001

Dear Jannie

You can do the anal glands yourself. Ask your vet next time to show you how. Bonemeal will also help to firm the motion and that should help to keep the glands empty.
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