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Anal sacs, or anal glands, carry some smelly fluid and occasionally need to be expressed, or emptied. Many dogs express them by themselves every time they poop the sacs are around a dogs anus but occasionally the sacs fill with fluid and your dog needs some help to release the fluid. James bascharon shows how to easily express your dogs anal glands at home the veterinarian recommended way. starting off with a quick anatomy lesson, stephen shows how dogs anal glands are supposed to function, before showing how to empty them manually if they have become blocked. Sturdy surface for the cat to stand on a bathroom counter-top would be excellent. You may want to line it with a layer of newspapers or towels first. Surgical gloves youll want to avoid getting the extremely smelly secretions on your hands. Moist wipes for cleaning the anal area after expressing the anal glands. Cleaning a dogs anal glands is usually best left to a medical professional to prevent possible injuries. Redness, excessive swelling, pus, or bleeding are signs that a pro should take a look. If you feel comfortable and qualified to express your dogs anal glands, however, it can be done in a few easy steps. One of the first noticeable signs that your dogs anal glands need cleaning is that he drags his rump around the ground. A buildup of fluid in the anal sacs can create pain, inflammation and itchiness your dog is scooting in an effort to relieve the discomfort and drain the glands. Each dogs anal gland discharge has a unique odor to that specific dog. In essence, it is the dogs business card, the way dogs can mark territory, andor to identify each other. These glands are supposed to empty at the time of a bowel movement. The anal sacs are two small pouches located on either side of the anus at approximately the four oclock and eight oclock positions. The walls of the sac produce a foul smelling fluid which is released whenever the dog passes a bowel movement. Bacteria that are normally present in the feces can readily travel up the ducts and enter the sacs resulting in infection. when the anal sacs are blocked, they can become distended, painful, and even infected. In the case of said blockage, you either visit a groomer or veterinarian, or you can learn how to drain anal.