The cool water from slowly licked ice can supplement dogs' hydration.
Gnawing ice may scrub tartar off teeth, but verify it’s not damaging enamel.
Ice cools overheated dogs from inside when it’s melted and consumed.
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Ice keeps some dogs happily occupied for a while when bored.
Eating ice quickly instead of licking can pose a choking hazard. Supervise.
Aggressive ice chewing could fracture teeth - know your dog's limits.
Consuming lots of ice may lower body temperature too much or reduce appetite.