How to diagnose and treat anal sac problems in cats. Feline Anal Glands are often an unknown anatomical part of the cat's body to their human caretakers. Dog owners are well aware of the existence of anal glands around. Dogs and cats have anal glands, scent glands that can become impacted, infected, and even rupture. Ouchy! Dr. Marty Becker explains cat anal gland problems — and offers solutions so that yous cat can feel better. Plus, he explains why they exist. If your dog is still smelly after his bath, canine anal glands may be the culprit. Learn about anal gland infections and find out how to properly maintain your pet's.
If you’ve seen your dog scooting across the room on his bottom, it could be a sign of anal sac disease. Dogs have two small pouches on either side of their anus. If you own a dog and you see him scooting across your living room carpet, there might be a problem in his anal glands. Dr. Marty Becker explains cat anal gland problems — and offers solutions so that yous cat can feel better. Plus, he explains why they exist.