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|06-07-2014 09:11 PM|
|my boy diesel||
you need to start at your vet clinic
i get the impression she has not seen a vet?
if she has, what was their diagnosis or explanation of why there would be frank blood pouring out her butt?
honestly my mind goes to cancer of some sort before fistulas
|06-07-2014 03:49 PM|
My girl had her anal glands removed six months ago and it was rough for a few days after the surgery I hope you can get it cleared up with meds and she won't need to have them removed but I can only stress to have this surgery done by a board certified surgeon and not by a regular veterinarian. There are many stories about dogs having issues after this surgery if the surgeon is not experienced. Here is a good article: Anal Sacculectomy
|06-07-2014 03:17 PM|
|Firewife89||Yes, I would rather not have them removed if we can avoid that. She is older so we really don't want to do surgery. But even with an infection I have never heard of them being blood filled like that. That's why I was asking about the fistulas.|
|06-07-2014 01:22 PM|
Start with antibiotics. Mist bets are not going to remove anal glands because of one infection. It's a procedure that can easily lead to fecals incontinance.
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|06-07-2014 01:20 PM|
|Firewife89||So far the vet has said we should try antibiotics.|
|06-07-2014 09:22 AM|
|huntergreen||agree have them removed.|
|06-07-2014 07:56 AM|
why change the title?
ANd yes what does the vet say? You might want to consider having the glands removed
|06-07-2014 02:47 AM|
|Firewife89||Sorry, I'm new. How do I ask a MOD to change the title?|
|06-07-2014 02:34 AM|
|BowWowMeow||This sounds like anal fistulas. Unfortunately they are common in gsds. There are many threads on this board about managing them. I would ask a mod to change your title to Anal Fistulas so that some of the people who have experience can help you.|
|06-07-2014 02:24 AM|
|my boy diesel||what did the vet say?|
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