When the anal glands don’t express naturally during defecation they become painful and produce a foul odour. This can lead to chronic infection and, in some extreme cases, conventional vets will surgically remove the glands.
If you see your dog scooting his butt on the ground, licking or biting at it, or sitting seems to be uncomfortable, he may have an anal gland problem.
The reason that diet plays such a big role in anal gland problems is that commercially processed foods and even some raw foods are too soft. When the diet contains the right fibre it promotes a good push with wide expansion of the anus during defecation, which in turn helps to express the anal glands.
This mix has been created to increase stool size to help with recurring anal gland problems. The increased bulk of the stool helps to put more pressure on the glands so they express themselves. Psyllium Husk is the main ingredient in this mix, it is a soluble fibre that will increase the size of your dogs faeces, thus helping to express the anal gland with a normal bowl movement.. Pro biotic has been added with assist with gut health and anti-inflammatories to help with any irritations.
Ingredients: Psyllium Husk – Pro biotic – Rosemary
Dosage rates: 1 heaped teaspoon per 10kg of body weight per day, for 5-10 days. Follow up as a 5 day treatment once a month or as needed.
Example 1 heaped teaspoon per day for a small dog,
2 heaped teaspoons for a medium dog,
3 heaped teaspoons for a large dog,
and 4 heaped teaspoons for a giant sized dog.