Snuffle Mat by Dry Paws
f only there was an Olympics for the world's fastest-eating dog... Snuffle Mat would be the #1 training toy and your fur baby surely would take out the competition.
A Mat For Training? Does This Snuffle Mat Really Work?
Are you wondering if snuffle mats are safe for dogs? You're not by yourself! Over the last five years or so, the best snuffle mats for dogs have swept the world by storm and are frequently touted as the 'must have' slow feeder for dogs consuming dry dog food. But what exactly are snuffle mats? Are they suitable for dogs?
Snuffle mats are a form of puzzle toy for dogs. They are intended to conceal dry food, making it even more difficult to consume and motivating dogs to use their hunting abilities to find it.
Wash Easily After Every Use
With your fingertips, gently sweep the mat to remove any crumbs your dog may have missed. You can then wash your clothes with a moderate detergent and cold water instead of applying fabric softeners or other harsh chemicals. Use no harsh detergents, as they can damage the materials. Using a tumble dryer with a low heat setting is an option. It is recommended to wash the mat twice a week.
Promote Intellectual Stimulation
Dogs use their sense of smell to analyze their surroundings, which is 10,000 to 100,000 times more powerful than a human's. Snuffle mats allow dogs to use their noses to assess what's in front of them. It also aids in the reduction of anxiety and tension. Keep your pets' brains occupied while also stimulating them mentally and physically.
Durable, Safe, And Built to Last
Our puppy snuffle training pad is made of high-quality, non-toxic fabric that is resistant to biting. Its resilience also contributes to its ease of cleaning, as it is totally machine washable.
Please keep in mind that, unlike our other goods, the snuffle mat is not accident-proof. It is not intended for use as a potty training pad.
Check The Size For an Appropriate Fit
Our dog Snuffle mat is constructed of high-quality, non-toxic materials that are both safe and bite-resistant for your pup. Because of these characteristics, it has a long life. As a result, you won't have to waste money buying it over and over. You can choose between two sizes. Large and medium sizes are common. Large dogs should use the large snuffle mat (50x50cm), while medium or tiny dogs should use the medium (45x45cm). Before you buy, consider the adult size of your dog.
What are Snuffle Mats?
"A dog's sense of smell is up to 10,000 times better than ours, so they're just attracted to everything," Canberra veterinarian Michael Archinal said.
"If you give a dog spaghetti bolognaise, it can smell every single ingredient in the whole spaghetti bolognaise."
Snuffle Mat for Dogs/ Pets are typically flat and made of fleece. Fabric strips are woven through a durable backing and knotted off on the upper side of the mat to create "fingers." The snuffle mat's fingers make it an engaging feeding toy that challenges and calms down your dog at mealtimes. A dog snuffle mat is a fun reinforcement riddle that will keep your dog's mind and body busy.
Snuffle Mat for Dogs - Makes Treat Time More Enjoyable & Educational
Just let them shine and show off how good they are at using their nose to find... FOOD! Just like they were born to!
Whatever they're detecting in whatever they're eating — socks, underwear, shoes — there's a smell that they're attracted to. Why not distract them away from chewing your stuff and let them use their noses to find food?
Helps Relieve Anxiety and Stress
Help keep your fur babies' minds preoccupied while stimulating them mentally and physically.
Slows Down Eating
Some dogs seriously should enter the world's fasted eating contest. But let's be real... it's not good for their digestion and they don't know any better. Our puppy snuffle training pad helps make mealtimes or treat times last a ....lot... longer. Helping your fur baby learn some self-control while stimulating their mind.
Snuffle Mat Australia - Durable, Safe, & Built to Last
Made from high-quality fabric that is safe and non-toxic our puppy snuffle training pad is wear-resistant to bites. The durability also helps make it easy to clean as it's completely machine washable.
*Please note snuffle mat is not accident-proof like our other products. It is not designed to be used as a potty training pad.
Why You Should Have a Snuffle Mat for Dogs?
One of the ways dogs understand the environment around them is through their sense of smell, which is 10,000 to 100,000 times stronger than a human's. Snuffle mats for dogs allow them to use their nose to analyze what's in front of them. This may include the following:
- Reduce their stress levels.
- Give one's mind a workout.
- Encourage them to eat more slowly.
- Initiate smelling and foraging areas of the brain, which are rewarding for the dog.
- Promote intellectual stimulation for dogs on reduced activity.
What Size Snuffle Mats Suit Your Dog?
There are several different sizes to pick from. It might be rectangular or spherical. Large and medium sizes are relatively standard. The large-sized snuffle mat in Australia is best for large dogs, while the medium is best for medium or small dogs. Consider your puppy's adult size before purchasing. Before completing a purchase, you should double-check a few points. It is necessary to have a non-slip coating on the bottom. To prevent choking, the material should be bite-proof.
Where & What to Put in a Snuffle Mat?
Place tasty treats firmly in the fleece on top of the dog snuffle mat. Use your dog's preferred dry treats for the first time. Allow them to sniff around for food. Keep an eye on them to prevent them from choking on the food or the material. In the snuffle mat, you can use nearly any dry dog food. The snuffle mat is not suitable for wet or raw food due to its fabric construction.
Can You Wash Snuffle Mats?
DryPaws' Snuffle Mat for Dogs is composed of high-quality cotton that is both safe and non-toxic, as well as bite-resistant. It's also simple to clean due to its durability and is entirely machine washable.
To eliminate any crumbs that your dog may have missed, firmly bounce the mat and sweep it through with your fingertips. Then, instead of using fabric softeners or other chemicals, use a mild detergent and clean on a light cycle with cold water. Do not use any strong detergent, which can ruin the materials. One solution is to use a low-heat tumble dryer.
Why Do You Trust Drypaws?
Our Snuffle mat for dogs is made of high-quality, non-toxic textiles that are both safe and bite-resistant for your dog. It has a lengthy lifespan as a result of these traits. Consequently, you will not have to waste money by purchasing it repeatedly. We also provide a hassle-free return policy. We're glad to say that none of our goods are tested on animals.