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How long has Betsy been ill?
Has she had any new foods, treats or people food?
Is she on any medications?
Other than the vomiting/soft stool, how is she acting?
When was the last time she saw her vet for a full physical?
Great. Thanks for the additional information. I really appreciate it.
At this point, since this has been going on for a week and because Betsy is an older girl, I absolutely think that the best thing to do is to have her seen by her vet. With geriatric dogs, they can decompensate so quickly that we take things like vomiting/diarrhea more seriously than in their younger counterparts.
At the vet, they'll run some bloodwork to make sure there's no underlying disease process going on, and will get her on some medication to get the vomiting and soft stools to stop. They may also suggest switching to a more bland diet while she's on the medication to help her stomach heal and get over whatever is causing the digestive upset.
I hope this helps.