I have tried the No-Scoot chews (from the vet), flaxmeal powder, Glandex (online) and Fiber…

I have tried the No-Scoot chews (from the vet), flaxmeal powder, Glandex (online) and Fiber smart. My vet recommended Metamucil which is Psyllium Husk fiber. Is there anything else that the vet can prescribe so my dog doesn’t have to go at all?

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Christina Chambreau
6 years ago

maria, I wanted to give you my experience with treating dogs and cats who need their anal glands expressed frequently, and even those who tend to get infections. In 30 years of using homeopathy and reading about other modalities (chiropractic, TCVM – traditional chinese veterinary medicine, and more general healing approaches like reiki, raw food diet, herbs and more) I have only once had to recommend surgery.  some of the pets still need to have the glands expressed every few months, but usually the owner can do this at home as soon as they see scooting or licking.  Not sure… Read more »

Kelly Furgason
6 years ago

Another way to add fiber, Lots of people also feed canned pumpkin ( in the baking isle at any supermarket, just canned pumpkin without additives) to add fiber. A few big spoonfuls per day mixed in with their food. Good luck!!