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Potential complications include fecal incontinence especially when both glands are removedtenesmus from stricture or scar formation, and persistent draining fistulae. Opossums use their anal glands when they " play possum ". They are paired sacs on either side of the anus between the external and internal sphincter muscles. The most common bacterial isolates from anal gland infection are E. Sebaceous glands within the lining secrete a liquid that is used for identification of members within a species. Discomfort is evidenced by the dog dragging its anal gland clean canine on the ground "scooting"licking or biting at the anus, sitting uncomfortably, having difficulty sitting or standing, or chasing its tail. These sacs are found in many carnivoransincluding wolves bears  sea otters  and kinkajous. The sac is usually non-painful and anal gland clean canine. Often this problem is incorrectly interpreted as behavioral, when it is entirely a problem of clogged or anal gland clean canine anal glands or difficulty defecating. They secrete into the anal canal via anal ducts which open into the anal crypts along the level of the dentate line.