The entire anal sac
was removed in all of the cats.
Canine anal sac
adenocarcinoma: clinical presentation and response to therapy.
approximately 5.0 times higher than aboral cup but not as high as arms, recurred nearly along entire height (Figs.
If your dog has recurrent anal sac
problems, your veterinarian may suggest removal of the glands.
Here's why overly soft stools cause trouble: Your dog has an anal sac
on each side of his anus, each filled with strong-smelling liquid that he uses to mark his territory.
Food allergy can also be associated with chronic anal sac
"During defecation, the rectal musculature pushes the anal sac
toward the stool in the rectum and squeezes out its contents--sort of like squeezing a tube of toothpaste at its bottom," says dermatologist William H.
disease is very common in dogs but can be treated by your vet, sometimes treating it with antibiotics if there is a severe infection.
Located between the internal and external anal sphincter muscles, and lined with oil and sweat glands, each anal sac
is connected to the outside world via a short, narrow duct.
disease is very painful and usually accompanied by a bad odour.
"A dog licking near his tail head could have anal sac
disease, among all the other reasons for licking," Dr.
perianal or circumanal (hepatoid) glands, anal sac
glands and anal glands (Moulton, 2008 and Polton et al., 2006).
Dogs with skin disease of the perianal region are also prone to anal sac
scent marking is also what makes dogs so interested in each others' feces.
This unipolar budding yeast can be found in ear canal, anal sac
, lip, chin, vagina, rectum and skin of clinically normal dogs.