Canine Distemper (Haedpad)

This infectious disease can cause variable symptoms including fever, coughing, discharge from the eyes and nose, vomiting and diarrhoea and eventually cracked foot pads and noses. Some dogs may suffer from neurological symptoms such as seizures, Moreover, distemper is often fatal.

Infectious Canine Hepatitis

This disease attacks the liver, kidneys and lungs. Signs often include coughing, vomiting, diarrhoea and pale gums. The disease is rapid and can cause death within 24-36 hours. Some dogs can recover and then shed the virus for many months, posing a threat to other dogs. Thanks to vaccination, this disease, like distemper, is relatively rare.

Canine Parvovirus

This virus is highly contagious and very persistent in the environment. Dogs of all ages can become infected but puppies are particularly susceptible. This disease often causes vomiting and diarrhoea which is generally bloody.  Infected dogs are also lethargic and refuse to eat or drink. Outbreaks still regularly occur. Canine Parvovirus is often fatal.


Coronavirus can affect dogs of all ages, with puppies being particularly susceptible to infection. Infections can cause diarrhoea and other upsets of the digestive system. Coronavirus may increase the severity of diseases caused by other viruses.