Did you know? Dogs have a special gland on their tail known as the supracaudal gland. At times, the…
Did you know? Dogs have a special gland on their tail known as the supracaudal gland. At times, the dog's supracaudal tail gland may get infected. Stud tail, also known as tail gland hyperplasia or supracaudal gland infection, is caused by the inflammation or infection of this gland and it's often found in intact male dogs as there's belief it's testosterone induced.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Violet_gland#/media/File:Viol-Gland-dog.jpg
Violet gland - Wikipedia
The violet gland or supracaudal gland is a gland located on the upper surface of the tail of certain mammals, including European badgers and canids such as foxes, wolves, and the domestic dog, as well as the domestic cat. Like many other mammalian secretion glands, the violet gland consists of modified sweat glands and sebaceous glands.