Toby, a 9 year old beagle, was smearing brownish, disgusting, smelly goo all over the carpet and the couch. In addition to dragging his butt on the floor and furniture, Toby was constantly licking his behind. The entire house was a smelly mess. Something had to be done! Anal sacs are two small pouches: one on either side of the anus. They produce a very odorous liquid.
My Dog Won't Stop Licking His Butt | Things Bella Likes
December 16, 0 Comments. This is a question that many pet owners wonder about. My dog is licking his rear end a lot, is this a sign of anal gland problems or something else? The answer is that many things could cause your dog to lick excessively in this area, but irritation from the anal glands is very likely. This can cause your dog to focus on that area and many dogs will lick an area that is uncomfortable. Although anal gland problems are commonly the reason why your pet may be licking near the anal area there can be many other causes. If your dog is licking the anal region excessively it is recommended that they be examined by your veterinarian.
A Pain In The Rear: 5 Signs Your Dog Has “Butt Problems”
Kirby, my punk Chihuahua, started incessantly licking his ass. Morning, noon, and night butt licking. On the first day, I thought maybe he just had a tickle in his bum. I thought not much of it and let him proceed, thinking that if it was a hair, then surely he would poop it out eventually. Bella, Cutest of all Yorkies is starting to sniff his ass and taunt him.
Posted on August 5, under Dog Articles. By Dr. Fiona, a veterinarian and blogger for pet insurance provider, Pets Best Insurance. All dogs lick, but some dogs lick in excess.