My daughter is facing the same problem as you with George, her Japanese Chin. I have not known quite what to advise her, except to add bran to his dinner & not to rush into an operation too quickly.
Originally Posted by Karen and Ruby
I have know occasions when a dog has had a run of anal gland abscesses and then gone for years without a problem.
My Monty had both anal glands removed by my vet because of a continual low grade infection.
The vet had to cut very deep to remove all the gland and there were concerns that Monty may be incontinent of faeces.
He was okay, but to have that happen to a much loved dog living within the family, is not a risk to be taken lightly.
Cavaliers......Tommy Tuppence 2000-2012 and a half share of Faith.
Japanese Chins.... Dandy, Benny, Bridgette and Hana.