What Causes Dog Diarrhea And Foamy Vomit?

Foamy vomit in dogs typically appears as a white or yellowish foam that has a bubbly and frothy consistency. It may look similar in texture to whipped egg foamys or shaving cream and may be accompanied by other contents of a dog’s stomach depending on the cause of the vomiting.

So, what causes dog diarrhea and foamy vomit? Should you panic? And what can you do about it?

We outline the potential causes of dog diarrhea and foamy vomit, along with the associated symptoms and when to seek help. 

Causes of dog diarrhea and foamy vomit

Diarrhea and foamy vomit can have many causes, including:

  • Gastrointestinal parasites
  • Diet change
  • Poisoning
  • Bacterial or viral infection 
  • Gastrointestinal inflammation
  • Stress
  • Allergies
  • Medication
  • Dietary indiscretion
  • Acid reflux
  • Gastrointestinal obstruction
Dog diarrhea and foamy vomit