Why Do Dogs Get Diarrhea, Vomiting Foam?


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Vomiting and diarrhea in dogs are not good if continue for more than 24 hours. Canine diarrhea can be due to stress, anxiety, bacterial/viral/fungal/parasitic infection of gastrointestinal tract, food allergy, eating garbage, changes in diet, , symptoms of some other illnesses, lymphoma, cancer and side effects of many medicines.

Vomiting in dogs can be due to
gastritis, excess gastric acidity, over eating, eating rapidly, exercise after taking meals, food allergies, changes in diet, eating of grass or garbage, Gastrointestinal obstruction, intestinal parasites, intestinal and gastric tumors, liver disease, kidney disease, adrenal gland disease, heat stroke, middle ear infections, and some psychological disorders.

Foamy vomiting can be can be due to a condition called canine bloat which is dangerous and life threatening. This problem can be due to foods and eating habits like rapid eating, over eating, nervousness, stress, dry foods and all other foods which can cause irritation in GI tract.

You should take your dog to vet for accurate diagnosis
and treatment

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Get vet help immediately if diarrhea persists for more than 24 hours or 3 stools in an hours. This condition can cause dehydration that can be fatal. Diarrhea and vomiting in dogs are usually related with foods and feeding habits. Other than foods and feeding habits, some other factors and conditions can also cause diarrhea and vomiting. Common causes of your dog's problems can be
  1. Food allergy
  2. Food intolerance
  3. Changes in food
  4. Eating of garbage
  5. Eating of spoiled food
  6. Intestinal parasites
  7. Gastritis
  8. Symptoms of some other diseases
Only your local vet is in position to differentiate cause from many reasons. So, take your dog to vet for differential diagnosis and treatment.

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