A seven-month-old, intact female Jack Russell terrier was presented with a history of recurrent hemorrhage originating in the oral cavity. The puppy had a severe anemia and a lingual hemangioma. Several blood transfusions and two separate surgical procedures were necessary to control the problem. The first surgery was a resection of almost 50% of the tongue lengthwise. A similar intervention was performed two months later. A literary review of lingual tumors in animals and in humans is presented.

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