Dog Oral Malignant Melanoma: VLOG 116
Oral melanoma is the most common malignant oral tumor in dogs. In this vlog, Dr Sue covers an overview of oral malignant melanoma. She covers where they metastasize or spread to, what diagnostic tests you will want to do, the prognosis. how we treat including the melanoma immunotherapy vaccine. This vaccine does not prevent melanoma from developing (like a rabies vaccine) but does assist with microscopic disease. Watch to learn more about how it works. Early detection is so important. Catching this type of tumor early is always beneficial from both a management and treatment standpoint. If you observe a mass or any abnormality in your dog’s mouth, please talk with your veterinarian to determine an appropriate course of action.