What Causes Dog Diarrhea And White Vomit?

White foam or white vomit in dogs typically has a frothy and bubbly appearance, and white 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.

Mild diarrhea is common and usually harmless in dogs, however, its frequency, intensity, and occurrence alongside other symptoms is a cause for concern.

So, what causes dog diarrhea and white vomit? Should you be concerned? 

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

Causes of dog diarrhea and white vomit

Diarrhea and white 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 white vomit