A 9 yr old castrated male miniature schnauzer was diagnosed histopathologically with a mucosal histiocytic sarcoma of the urinary bladder apex, biopsied at the time of surgical cystotomy. Sequential adjuvant chemotherapy, including both lomustine (discontinued because of adverse effects) and then doxorubicin, were employed. A response to both agents was documented. Ultimately, a complete response was achieved following completion of the doxorubicin protocol. A complete response persisted 768 days following diagnosis at last follow-up. Histiocytic sarcoma of the urinary bladder remains a rare diagnosis in veterinary medicine. Only one previous case report is currently published. This case contrasts with the previous case report, which reported a survival of only 2 mo.

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