The anal glands in a dog or cat are residual scent marking organs, responsible for the production of an odor that identifies the individual and marks his stool to establish territory. Similar to the glands of a skunk, the anal glands are typically expelled when the animal defecates, or sometimes when they feel stressed or relaxed. Anal gland disease can include one of several medical issues involving the anal glands.
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MULLET OVER BY JAMES K. WHITE | AUGUST 13, 2014
To debunk an old myth – Albert Einstein never failed a math class. He was always an exceptional math student, even in grade school. Albert mastered advanced calculus at age 15.