Diseases In Dogs

The following are the most common diseases found in dogs in Spain:

Diseases Spread By Mosquitoes:

  • Leishmaniasis
  • Heartworm

Diseases Spread By Ticks:

  • Lyme disease
  • Ehrlichia
  • Anaplasmosis


  • Canine Parvovirus
  • Canine Distemper
  • Canine Hepatitis/Canine Adenovirus
  • Canine Parainfluenza


  • Leptospirosis

Worm Infestation:

  • Roundworms
  • Tapeworms

All these diseases are preventable and can be treated. See the separate section for advice on prevention of diseases.

Fact sheets on each disease or condition and their treatment can be found in the "Fact Sheets" section.

Vets in the Axarquia

See a list of some of the vets local to the Axarquia

Reporting Abuse

If you need to report a case of cruelty please contact SEPRONA

If you find a stray ...

dog or cat abandoned in the Axarquia region, here's what to do