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Extra-genital Transmissible Venereal Tumour in Dogs - A Review of Nine Cases

M. Shiju Simon, A. Methai, B. Gowri, G. Vijayakumar and N. Pazhanivel

Veterinary University Peripheral Hospital, Madhavaram Milk Colony, Chennai 600 051

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal January 2021 : 98 (1) - pages 37 to 40
(Received: September, 2021, Accepted: January, 2022)


Nine dogs of various breeds (Labrador retriever (3), a Pug, Spitz, Chippiparai, St. Bernard, non-descriptive, and Golden retriever) were presented with extra genital lesions of Transmissible Venereal Tumour (TVT) in different parts of the body. The tumours were noted in the nasal cavity, oral cavity, skin, rectum and eye and cytologic examination of the mass confirmed the presence of transmissible venereal tumour. Inj. Vincristine sulfate was administered weekly @ 0.025 mg/kg, BW intravenously for four weeks and all the animals had an uneventful recovery

Key Words: Extra genital, Transmissible venereal tumour, dog.

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