Porcine small intestinal submucosa (SIS) was used, in conjunction with a conjunctival graft, to repair a full thickness corneoscleral defect resulting from the excision of a limbal melanoma in a German shepherd dog. The SIS was found to provide adequate mechanical support and to act as a suitable physical barrier in place of the excised cornea and sclera. Corneal vascularisation was present distant to the graft by two weeks postoperatively but this was effectively controlled with topical cyclosporin. By six weeks postoperatively, the graft had become incorporated into the cornea and sclera, and the associated corneal neovascularisation had resolved. From this initial case, porcine SIS would appear to be a suitable material for the repair of corneoscleral defects in dogs.