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Steve Aten
Horrible odor
Tue Jun 12, 2018 14:04
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We have a 13 month old, male Goldendoolde that in the past few months has become to smell like dirty rags. This occurs even right after a bath or professional grooming...sometimes same day. I can put my nose all over him and can not smell anything but if I walk in a path of his, you can smell it.
We feed him high quality Merrick food.

PLEASE HELP

    • Kind of thinking anal glands too.Lori & The Two Hound Train, Wed Jun 13 07:32
      The smell is horrible...and distinct. My two have always had issues expressing their glands on their own. The smell is the tell-tale sign they are full and need to be tended to. Just a note - if that ... more
      • Dont think soSteve ateb, Wed Jun 13 07:36
        I Know the smell of anal glands but I'm pretty confident in is not. It's more of a wet, dirty rag smell and not a fishy smell.
        • Is the groomer not getting him completely dry?Lori & The Two Hound Train, Wed Jun 13 07:56
          Like when something doesn't dry completely in the dryer, but sits there? Could it be coming from his snout/beard? If so, maybe cutting that shorter would help. Interestingly enough, when Wilson's... more
    • Horrible Odor Erin , Wed Jun 13 05:46
      Praying for your little love. I would definitely call the vet, as doodles are typically low to no odor dogs. However, a thought that comes to mind other than anal gland issues is a yeast infection.... more
    • Could it be anal glands?Linny, Wed Jun 13 02:58
      Hi Steve Most groomers will check their anal glands, but yours may not. I agree with Joe - it may be worth a trip to the vet. They should be able to find the cause. Good luck! Linny
    • You may want to call the vet. (nm)Joe, Tue Jun 12 23:14
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