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The vet wants to remove my dogs anal glands due to ongoing infection. I am really reluctant after reading so many horror stories, but i dont want my dog to be constantly infected either. Yes, you should definitely consult the vet, because this is how dog acts when he has problems with anal glands. I believe that your dog will be in pain for a few days, but this is a surgery that the vet will do when your dog is under anesthesia. I learnt to empty them myself and did it every 4 weeks without fail. That schedule suited him but do it every 3 weeks if that is necessary. Blocked anal glands are irritating and painful, but often quick and simple to treat. Contact your vet for an appointment if you think your dog has blocked anal glands. Left without treatment, blocked glands can lead to more serious problems. Never try to treat an anal gland problem yourself you could cause serious damage and pain. The anal sacs are glands located near the dogs anus that produce secretions that are normally expressed during defecation. The secretions are normally pungent and straw-colored with brown flecks. Anal sacculectomy in dogs is the removal of a canines anal glands. The anal glands are openings of the anal sacs located at the four and eight oclock positions around the anus. The anal glands are scent organs used to mark an animals territory upon defecation. If the vet recommends that your dogs anal glands be expressed, request to be shown how to do this at home. This doesnt sound like the most pleasant thing to do with your pet, and involves squeezing the glands at suitable intervals. Dog anal glands issues are not life-threatening but can cause discomfort and pain for the animal. pdsa vet rebecca gives advice on what to do if your dog has anal gland problems and how this is treated. In this video we cover symptoms and how anal gland problems are diagnosed.