I just went through this experience with Ziggy. Please be aware some pugs have their anal glands too deep, where the normal method of squeezing the anus with a paper towel doesn't work. After taking Ziggy to numerous groomers none knew how to deal such situation.
I am including a video from youtube that help me express his anal glands properly. If you will be doing it on your own, you'll need a latex glove and a bit of K-Y jelly. To me this was the quickest method and most assured that you'll empty out his anal glands (have some aerosol close by because their fluid REALLY STINKS.)
You are welcome!! I am not sure if you have heard that solid canned pumpkin alleviates the anal gland issue. I personally have not tried it, but will definitely do so. I did a bunch of research on this topic yesterday because as mentioned, we just express Ziggy's anal glands and he continues to leak. I guess the fiber in pumpkin makes their stool harder and causes the anal glands to be emptied. Twirly the administrator, created an interesting discussion about anal glands. Check it out, it’s very helpful!!
"Oh Justin that is too horrible, what a poor wee soul. We have had some bad ones, one was tied up outside for the first three years of his life, he got a good home and he lived a long time, over 16 years"
"Welcome to the Family Dana and Pug (name). You will laugh my Pug is melting in a temperature of 60 degrees F. How others of his breed survive in hot climates surprises us and I think him. Helena and Hektor."
We here at Mountian Angels would like to wish you all a happy and safe Memorial Day Weekend as we know people are traveling and for many parades are going on which means people are walking about as are children.We all are aware of another wonderful part of this day and it's food all that wonderful smelling food lol,which means those four-pawed wonders will have those noses high in the air.It's going to be a hot one here so hope everyone drinks lots of liquids and try to stay cool as well,as…See More