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proGlan and anal glands

Anal gland blockage is a common problem and can occur in any dog at any age. The irritation that comes from a blockage causes distress and discomfort for many dogs. In addition, unsightly scooting behaviour and constant bottom licking/chewing can cause embarrassment for owners.
Anal gland problems occur more commonly in dogs who are overweight and those with narrow anal gland openings which making normal emptying difficult. Dogs that have soft stools or chronic diarrhoea also have trouble emptying their anal glands naturally as less pressure is exerted on the anal glands as stools are passed.

How can proGlan help?

proGlan is an easy-to-give, tasty, soft chew that helps bulk your dog’s stool to aid normal emptying of their anal glands. proGlan also restores the balance of good and bad bacteria in your dog’s gut and supports their immune system.

How does proGlan work?

proGlan adds natural fibres to increase the bulk of stools and aid stool consistency. Larger stools with better consistency provide increased mechanical pressure to assist regular anal gland emptying as stools are passed. Boosting the gut microbiome function supports ongoing gut stability, reducing the chance of further blockages.


  • Pumpkin seeds: Great source of fibre, supporting bulking of stools. They also contain important vitamins, minerals and antioxidants
  • Apple pectin fibre: Absorbs water to bulk out stools and acts as food (prebiotic) for gut microbes to help them proliferate
  • Probiotic (Bacillus velezensis): Probiotic bacteria with positive effects on stool consistency
  • Styphnolobium japonicum flower bud: A natural antioxidant with soothing properties
  • Echinacea: Supports a healthy immune and response
  • Vitamin C: A soothing antioxidant that supports the immune response
  • Vitamin E: An antioxidant and fat-soluble vitamin that supports immune response

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