Your dog’s nose and brain were made to hunt, track, burrow, sniff, and snort. They were made to WORK! Nose work or snuffling capitalises on this natural desire to sniff. Snuffle Mats are an interactive enrichment puzzle, used to help refine search and find skills along with many positive results including;
This can be concerning as an owner and you can feel helpless.Here’s where slow feeding bowls come in they come in different shapes and materials and there is options for tiny and large! Not only does a slow feed dog bowl slow your dog down but it gives them time to actually chew the food before swallowing it. A slow feeder bowl can give you peace of mind if you have choking concerns.
Slow feeding bowls should help to modify eating habits and helps portion control and your less likely to over feed.
Another option would be a puzzle or maze slow feeder bowls slow down your dog’s eating habits, but they also provide mental stimulation. This is a good way to keep your dog’s mind occupied. If you have more than one puzzle bowl this is even better because they get variety and greater mental stimulation.
There are some options of great slow feeding bowls for your dog listed below: