Surgical removal of the vaginal tumor with a concurrent spaying of the patient is the treatment of choice. For sarcomas and mast cell tumors (which are malignant), or for benign tumors which can not be completely removed, post-operative radiotherapy is indicated.
Living and Management
Your veterinarian will schedule follow-up appointments with you for your dog's X-rays as frequently as every three months if the tumor was malignant (aggressive and spreading). Bloodwork will be done before each chemotherapy treatment to check on your dog's health status and progress.
An in-depth examination of the properties of urine; used to determine the presence or absence of illness
The genitalia of a female; found on the outside
Something that becomes worse or life threatening as it spreads
The process of removing tissue to examine it, usually for medical reasons.
a) inhaling b) getting out fluid or gas by the act of sucking.
Not being able to cause harm; the opposite of malignant.
The end of the gastrointestinal tract; the opening at the end of the tract.
The time period in which a female is receptive to male attention