Am I Crazy?

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  1. KellyB

    KellyB New Member

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    I swear that my dog gives off a smell when she's nervous/scared . . . am I nuts?
     
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    It's possible! When some dogs get nervous it causes their anal glands to release. It gives off a very strong musky fishy smell.
     
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    Its probably anal glands as Giny said, Just make sure you dont get too close when she squirts them =P
     
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    It's very possible. We had a dog that did the same thing. I never did find out what did it, but the anal gland theory sounds good :)
     
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    yup, more often then not its her anal glands..

    she MAY need them "expressed" I suggest taking her to the vet for that.. its VERY stinky!
     

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