Mammary tumors

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.

Duration: months

First aid: none

Urgency: one to more weeks

Prevention: none (Ovariohysterectomy)

 Treatment: surgical removal

Therapy success: 50 to 100%

Convalescence: few days