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Your Pet's Anal Glands, why you shouldn't express

I would very much like your reactions to this video by Dr. Karen Becker. What she says makes a lot of sense to me, but I've seen so much conflicting info. Eight minutes of concise explanation.


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Love it! The holistic vet I go to says the same thing- leave them alone...if it ain't broke, don't fix it. Makes sense to me:-)

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Ive never had it done to mine so far so good.

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Yup. Kodi has only had his done once in 4 years, and that was because he was having a problem. The vet and I have no intention of making it a recurring event unless absolutely necessary.... And I'd never allow a groomer to do it.


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totallly agree! well explained!


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I have never ever touched my guys glands and none have ever had a problem.
I agree, if it aint broke, dont fix it!

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Totally agree! If it is not broken don't fix it! I will be subscribing to her, thanks for the wonderful link. My boys have never had their anal glands expressed.



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Totally agree! If it is not broken don't fix it! I will be subscribing to her, thanks for the wonderful link. My boys have never had their anal glands expressed.
I did the same thing, Linda! Watched the video, and clicked "subscribe"!


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