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Dog Anal Gland Expression

Should I drain my dog’s anal glands at home?

We do not recommend draining your pet’s anal glands at home. If not done correctly, you can easily injure your pet. It is possible to rupture these glands.

If my dog scoots on the carpet, does this mean their anal glands are impacted?

Scooting can certainly be a signal that your pet’s anal glands need expressing.

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The Advantages of Digital X-ray

Digital radiography has revolutionized diagnostic capabilities, offering higher contrast images with significantly less x-ray exposure for both patients and staff. This technology reduces the need for retakes due to incorrect settings, as images can be digitally manipulated, further minimizing radiation exposure. Additionally, digital radiography is much more environmentally friendly, eliminating the need for film and harmful chemicals, thereby reducing medical waste and environmental impact.

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