Smelly Dog: Why Does My Dog Stink? 

Unless they’ve just had a bath, most dogs will smell, well, like a dog. That hairy dog scent is almost unmistakeable and is usually nothing to worry about. But some stench might be a sign that there is a problem occurring on the skin or with your pet’s health. 

The team at Beverly Hills Veterinary Associates wants to get to the bottom of these smells and their possible causes.

6 Reasons Why a Dog Smells Bad

No one ever said your dog would qualify for the ‘best smelling’ award, but there are times when a normal smell gives way to a malodorous one. Dog smells are a common concern we hear about. What can an owner do beyond giving them a bath?


Anal Sacs Can Really Bite You in the Butt

anal sacksDog owners are pretty comfortable looking at their dog’s rear end, picking up feces, and generally staying on top of the poop schedule. This level of acceptance goes with the territory of dog ownership. However, if there’s one thing that makes an owner scrunch up their nose and look away, it’s the anal sacs. Tough to talk about? Maybe. Hard to express the sacs at home? Absolutely.