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Why is My Dog Vomiting Yellow Bile?

December 22, 2009 By: admin Category: All Sick Dog Blog Posts, Dog Illnesses and Diseases, Dog Vomiting and Stomach Problems

Wondering what causes a dog to vomit yellow liquid? Learn what causes this type of dog vomiting. (Auro Queiroz Photo)

This article will address questions like, “Why did my dog vomit yellow fluid?” “What causes a dog to throw up yellow fluid?” and “What’s the treatment for a dog vomiting yellow liquid?”

Vomiting yellow liquid (bile and stomach acids) is a common and often chronic dog health problem. Fortunately, in many cases, it’s a fairly easy problem to fix and there are a few simple home remedies for dog vomiting problems of this variety. But before treating dog vomiting, it’s important to identify the cause.

What Causes a Dog to Vomit Yellow Liquid? – Empty Stomach

There are two basic causes for vomiting yellow bile: over-production of bile and empty stomach irritation due to bile and stomach acids.

This type of dog vomiting is common in dogs who eat just once or twice per day. It takes approximately two hours for the food to leave the stomach. Once the stomach is empty, bile and stomach acid can accumulate and irritate the dog’s stomach lining. In severe cases, ulcers can even occur, resulting in a chronic stomach problems in the dog.


The dog’s upset stomach ultimately triggers vomiting. Since there is no food in the stomach, the dog vomits yellow bile and digestive fluids.

Causes of a Dog Vomiting Fluid – Over-Production of Stomach Acids and Bile

In other cases, a dog who vomits yellow fluid may have a problem with over-production of bile and stomach acids. This is most likely the problem in the event that the dog who eats frequently but still vomits liquid on a regular basis.

If your dog is vomiting yellow liquid, it’s important to visit the veterinary clinic so you can obtain a diagnosis. Other health problems could be present, so it’s important to get your dog examined by a veterinarian before attempting to treat the pet with a home remedy.

Looking for a treatment for dog vomiting? Learn more about home remedies for upset stomach in dogs in The Sick Dog Blog’s article titled How to Treat a Dog Vomiting Yellow Bile – Home Remedies for a Vomiting Dog.


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Dog Friendly Cars – Toyota Venza and Honda Element Pet Accessories

December 20, 2009 By: admin Category: All Sick Dog Blog Posts, Dog Safety Tips, Pet Products

A dog friendly car, the Toyota Venza's dog accessories include a pet car seat.

The latest pet trend? Dog-friendly cars like the Honda Element and the Toyota Venza. These cars feature dog accessory packages that include dog car seats, dog seat belts, spill-proof water bowls, a car ventilation fans for pets, a dog ramp for the car, and other great accessories that make for a safer car ride for dogs (and cats!)

Pet-Friendly Honda Element Accessories for Dogs

One of my latest articles, Dog-Friendly Honda Element Accessories, discusses the Honda Element Dog-Friendly Accessories Package, which includes dog seat belts, a pet ramp, and other great pet-friendly accessories for the car.

Driving With Dogs – Toyota Venza Dog Accessories

Dog owners may also be interested to learn more about the Toyota Venza’s Dog Accessories. Unveiled in 2009, the pet-friendly Toyota Venza was the first car to offer a pet accessories package.

Toyota Venza dog accessories include waterproof hammock-style seat covers, a dog ramp, a  booster seat pet restraint system with adjustable harness, an adjustable pet barrier for the car, a zipline for the rear seat (with matching harness pet restraint system to allow for movement while keeping pets restrained during an accident), and a dog leash tether to keep dogs from jumping out of the car or into the driver’s area.



More Info on Driving With Dogs

Dog car rides can be potentially dangerous or even deadly for a dog. Learn more about the different types of dog car seats in my article titled, Dog Seat Belts and Dog Car Seats.
Learn about an auto insurance policy that pays for vet bills resulting from a car accident in my article about Progressive Insurance Company’s Pet Injury Coverage. Pet injury coverage is included with all collision coverage policies and it will pay up to $1,000 for veterinary costs associated with a dog’s injuries in a car accident.


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