What Causes Dog Diarrhea And Vomiting Yellow Foam?

It is alarming to see your dog having diarrhea and vomiting yellow foam or liquid. While mild diarrhea is common and usually harmless in dogs, its frequency, intensity, and occurrence alongside other symptoms raise concern.

The yellow vomit has a frothy and bubbly appearance and light yellow in color. It may look similar in texture to whipped egg whites 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 vomiting of yellow? Should you panic? And what can you do about it?

We outline the potential causes of dog diarrhea and vomiting yellow foam or liquid, along with the associated symptoms and when to seek help. 

Causes of dog diarrhea and vomiting yellow foam

Diarrhea and vomiting of yellow foam or liquid can have many causes, including:

  • Gastrointestinal infections
  • Diet-related issues
  • Poisoning
  • Bilious vomiting syndrome
  • Bacterial or viral infection 
  • Liver or pancreatic disease
  • Stress
  • Allergies
  • Medication
  • Dietary indiscretion
  • Gastrointestinal obstruction
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