These mats are made by the nearby Alzheimer’s Early Onset Group with all materials supplied by Salty Dog and100% of sales goes to Alzheimer’s Programs.
Snuffle mats and sniffing are the ideal enrichment activity for your dog. Studies show that 15 minutes of sniffing uses as many calories as an hour walk. To use: place on floor, load with kibble or dried treats, rub with hands to distribute the food then let your dog “hunt” for the goodies buried in the fleece strips. Sniffing helps your dog relax and uses up lots of brain power and energy. Can also be used as an alternative feeding or slow feeding station (never use for raw food). Makes a perfect calming aid before entering the ring, or a distraction tool while waiting your turn in class, or use it to give your dog a jackpot reward. Also an ideal boredom buster on bad weather days or for senior dogs or those recovering from illness. These mats are ultra thick and durable. Rubber mat is 3/8" (9mm) thick, measures 9” x 9” (23cm x 23cm). Finished size: 14" x 14" x 5" high (36cm x 36cm x 13cm high). Multi colored fleece. Hand wash only. Snuffle mats are are designed only for interactive play with your dog. Supervise your dog at all times. They are not designed for chewing. **This product does not qualify for free shipping.
They had so much playing "find the treats!" So good to stimulate their brains and give them something to do. They were tired by the time they finished. A fantastic interactive toy!
These mats are very well made and a great way to "feed" your dog. Why just put their kibble in a bowl when you can use the snuffle mat to help provide mental stimulation for your pup. They really enjoy the challenge of having to work for their food.