Idea Exchange: It's not just for ears

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Aug 01, 2005
By dvm360.com staff

An effective way to wipe up anal gland secretions is with a little of your favorite ear-cleaning solution on a gauze square. The solution breaks up the secretions the same way it breaks up earwax, removing residue and leaving the area clean. And the ear-cleaning solution may be more acceptable to pet owners who do not like the smell of deodorizing sprays or find them ineffective.

Tanya Lemon, RVT
Toronto, Ontario, Canada