HubPages and Hubbers authors may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others. Cancer, either of the skin or open and draining. The discharge usually does not leave a stain and is entirely gone within 24 hours. There are some other less common causes, but, as you can see from this list, there are a lot of reasons for a dog to develop stinky skin. And I have poor eyesight. Usually, dogs that smell like urine are getting their own pee on their feet or belly. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.
Locate the anal glands. It's typical of the breed. Make sure you're in a comfortable position. Sometimes pain killers can cause constipation, but judging by his behavior I'm betting it's the anal glands.
Viruses have no cure, but supportive care will help your pet feel better and recover sooner, as well as decrease the amount of other pets that are exposed. If your dog has consistently loose stools, find out what is wrong by taking him in for an exam. If your dog has allergies and floppy ears like a Cocker Spaniel, and has suffered recurrent ear infections, a cheap and efficient way to clean the ears is with dilute vinegar. We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service. The vet can teach you how to empty your dog's anal glands yourself. Ideally, the anal glands only discharge when a dog is pooping or when extremely scared.