Originally Posted by 2dogmom
I have never had to have the anal glands expressed for a cat, but I have for one of our dogs. It takes about 10 minutes and cost me about $20 and then if you are lucky you are rid of the problem. You probably will not even need an appointment. I know of people who do it themselves but it is truly gross and I am happy to pay the $20 to have the vet tech do it.
Same here...she showed me how to do it, and I left with my 130 pound dog thinking, "Gee, I'm not ever sticking my hand near there...I'll just bring him back if I need it again."
It's an easy, quick, painless process...you'll probably notice she'll smell a little better too