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Vomiting a substance that smells and looks a lot like fecal matter is one sign of an intestinal obstruction. Often a dog with an intestinal obstruction is unable to defecate or only able to defecate small amounts of diarrhea. That might be the foam fecal matter you saw if the obstruction is a partial obstuction. It is often caused by the ingestion of a small ball or bones or other non food items like rawhides and greenies. You can read more about this here:
In addition, if bones were ingested, they can splinter and puncture the gastrointestinal tract causing peritonitis.
I know this isn't good news and is potentially life threatening since if the blockage is not corrected in a timely manner the intestines can become damaged and may have to be removed. I have to recommend you have him seen as soon as possible.
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