Learn about the veterinary topic of Disorders of the Rectum and Anus in Dogs. Find specific details on this topic and related topics from the MSD Vet Manual.
The anal sacs are commonly called 'anal glands'. The anal sac secretion contains chemicals that act as territorial markers or 'dog calling cards'. Anal sac disease is very common in dogs.
Manually expressing a dog's anal glands typically involves inserting a around your dog's bottom starts to look like a pimple that's coming to a.