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These are located each side of the anus and should be regularly checked as, unless kept clear, they can become blocked often causing an abscess to form.

If you see any signs of your Poodle pulling itself along the ground while sitting down, or running around after its tail, it s wise to examine these glands. Mild cases are quite easy, if somewhat unpleasant, to deal with.

As these glands are situated close to the anal passage, with pressure from your thumb and finger exerted each side of the anus, they will quickly empty. It is a good idea to ask your veterinarian or the breeded to show you this method, which will enable you to prevent any further in the future

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