Symptoms: swelling and turgid of the mammary gland, latter discomfort, posterior mammary glands are involved more often. Tumours appear as single or multiple nodules, diameter 2 to 30 cm in one or more glands. Non castrated bitches are the most usually affected.
Cause: unknown. Maybe hormone induced mammary neoplasia.
First aid: none
Urgency: one to more weeks
Prevention: none (Ovariohysterectomy)
Treatment: surgical removal
Therapy success: 50 to 100%
Convalescence: few days