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Old 12-19-2012, 07:58 PM
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Thanks Outwest! Looks like I may need an extra pair of hands to take her temp! I will try when my husband comes home.
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Old 12-19-2012, 08:56 PM
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Honestly, I don't think it's necessary to take her temp. It sounds like secretion from her anal glands. After she's back to her normal routine of eating & eliminating, she'll be fine. You can mention it to your vet when she goes back to get the stitches removed and if they need to be expressed, they can do it then.
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I didn't think about anal glands. I was thinking at first a foul smelling discharge maybe from an infection. It is a good idea to have a rectal thermometer flr your dog for the future. It's likely that the vet and techs expressed her anal glands while she was under anesthesia.


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Totally sounds like her anal sacs... When they are nervous or stressed and sometimes happy, they let them go... They are vestigial marking glands...
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