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Anal furunculosis (perianal fistulas)

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Anal furunculosis (perianal fistulas)

Anal furunculosis (also called perianal fistulas) is a distressing condition commonly affecting German Shepherd dogs and occasionally other breeds. The problem is one of chronic deep infection, inflammation, discharges and ulceration around the tail base and anus. The condition may progress to involve a large area around the back end of the dog. It can be very difficult to cure or control but recent advances in treatments are proving encouraging.

 

What causes anal furunculosis?

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How would I know if my dog has anal furunculosis?

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How is anal furunculosis treated?

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Is there anything I can do at home to help in treatment?

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What is the outlook for a dog with anal furunculosis?

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