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What flavour ice cream was it and did it contain e.g. chocolate, raisins, coffee or macadamias?
Has she been ok since?
Could she have eaten more than 10 smarties?
The risk to her is relatively low.
Ice cream is high in fat but non toxic. Most dogs would cope fine with the amount she has had. Very sensitive dogs may develop a mild stomach upset e.g. runny stool. Rarely, a dog would develop a more serious condition called pancreatitis.
We should monitor her closely over the next few days for signs such as:
Hopefully she remains well.
It would be sensible to feed a bland diet of chicken and rice for the next 24 hours.
I hope this helps!
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