Scooting can be due to full anal glands which you should be able to feel as lumps on one or both sides of the anus.
Originally Posted by geeraffeman
Worms, itchy bottom ( try vaseline ) or even SM can also cause scooting.
Emptying the glands is something you can do yourself, but I would suggest that you may do well to get an experienced dog friend, or your vet, to show you how to do it first.
Be aware that when exerting pressure on a full anal gland you need to be careful that your face is not in the line of fire.
This is a subject that has often been discussed, so trying using the search facility to get some more information. There are also YouTube clips that you may find helpful.
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