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Brown Blood Secretions from Rectum

February 2nd, 2004, 06:57 PM
Our 12 yr old Mastiff/Rottie Sam has recently had his anal glands expressed ( 1 1/2 months) but now has old blood gathering around his rectum. He is eating Nutro Natural Choice for Sensitive Stomaches, has a normal appetite. He hasn't been vomitting or been lethargic, just this blood secretion. He is going into the vet again tomorrow for a blood count but I am just looking for some info to have when I go in to talk to the vet. Thr vet suggests a possible inflammation, any other insight?

February 3rd, 2004, 08:36 AM
hmmm wonder if something happened to the anal gland?
2 dogs i can find the anal glands no problem and express them myself. But the other..her's became infected and ruptured....she still has problems with them filling with hard stuff. I have to take her in to get them done.
Glad you are taking in to see the vet.

February 6th, 2004, 03:07 PM
The vet checked his blood count which was normal except in one area which might suggest a parasite. Sam has now been dewormed and we are waiting to see the results of this. Thanks for the reply.