This is Dr. Christian.
How long ago did she eat it?
How much does she weigh?
How much do you think she ate?
Okay. Thank you. The real danger is the leeks. They could cause some problems for her. The rich stew could also cause some diarrhea and an upset stomach. Give her one tablespoon of hydrogen peroxide to make her vomit and then repeat that 10 minutes later if needed.
If she starts acting lethargic, won't eat, or starts having vomiting/diarrhea then have her seen by a veterinarian. If you get her to vomit the stew then she should be fine.
Do you have hydrogen peroxide?
It's typically found in a pharmacy or at the market. It's used to clean wounds.
Were there a lot of leeks in the stew?
A small amount of leeks shouldn't cause a problem
Can you go to a pharmacy to get hydrogen peroxide/
Do you have access to a veterinarian?
There aren't any good options at home that you can do. You could try sticking a finger down her throat to make her vomit but that may not work and in some cases a dog will bite if you try that. You're best option to make her vomit would be to find a veterinarian that can give her medication to make her vomit.
I think it's unlikely that she got enough leek to cause a problem. It is less toxic than onions and garlic. It typically takes quite a bit to cause a problem for a dog her size. The more likely results would be that she gets an upset stomach from the rich stew. If making her vomit isn't possible then make sure she has access to plenty of water and avoid giving any food for about 12 hours. If she develops an upset stomach then try giving bland food for the next 24 hours in small amounts. White rice and boiled chicken breast are good bland options.
Vomiting, diarrhea, lethargy and lack of appetite would be the main symptoms to watch for. Pale gums would also be a symptom of leek toxicity.
Typically within 24-48 hours for leek toxicity. Upset intestinal tract could occur with 4-12 hours.
There isn't anything you could do at home about leek toxicity. That would require a visit to the veterinarian.
It causes anemia primarily.
Some dogs require blood transfusion.
The onion family causes destruction of red blood cells causing the anemia. But again, keep in mind that it doesn't sound like she got enough leek, based on what you've told me, to cause a problem.
However, it would be best to keep peroxide on hand from this point forward for situations like this.
Did you have any more questions?
You're welcome. Good luck. I hope everything turns out okay for Zara.
That's great news. Keep an eye on her but I suspect she will be fine.
That is great news. I'm glad she's doing so well.