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cindylou3
January 30th, 2008, 01:18 PM
I have a 1 yr. old male yorkie. He gets a knot or bump just under his rectum from time to time. It comes and goes and can be hard or soft. It doesn't seem to cause him any pain, I just don't know what it is. Does anyone have any idea?
Sincerly--Cindy

H.P.
January 30th, 2008, 06:10 PM
Could be an anal gland, they generally are not sore unless they get impacted, and if he has nice firm poop, that usually empties it when needed. Since e is not bothered by it I would just ask the vet next time you are there (you can show him the exact spot), to be sure, but if it bothers him, take him on in.