Canine Anal Glands and Sacs: Prevention

Prevention of Problems with Anal Glands Dog

An easy step to take is to improve the firmness of your dog's stools. Start with not giving your dog table scraps. These types of foods can cause the stool to be too soft. Also consider adding fiber to your dog's diet either through the commercial dog food you purchase or by adding a supplement to your dog's diet such as PetAlive Natural Moves which contains the fiber Psyllium nigrum.

You can also try adding a herbal supplement to your dog's diet which contain ingredients such as:

One product which is made specifically for this purpose and is a good source for additional research is AnalGlandz. Of course consult your veterinarian to see if this approach would be of benefit to your dog.