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Q. My dog rubs butt on the carpet

A. This is called "scooting" and it's usually as a result of anal gland impaction, allergies or worms. First of all deworm him, if it doesn't help take him to the vet to get his anal gland expressed (takes 2 seconds".

If he is still doing it 48 hours after the anal gland expression - it's probably allergies. In that case he will need a steroid injection in order to stop the itchiness.

Answered By
DAVID ELBEZE, DVM, MRCVS



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