sweat gland?

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bpdfs

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What is that thing I thik its called the sweat gland by they butt where a tail would be? What exactly is it? Do i need to clean it or do anything?
 

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depends on the piggie freddie is clean and dont need to touch him but baz he is bad and have to keep washing his i use a bit of washing up liquid it breaks up the grease, and when have a proper wash i use easirinse shampoo with cedarwood and lemongrass essential oils from gorgeous guineas
 

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Its a grease gland. Some boars are prone to having messy ones which can be uncomfortable for the pig if left as it pulls at the hair & skin. I use Swarfega which works a treat :)
 
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