A Snuffle mat is an excellent way to reduce stress since sniffing lowers the heart rate, pulse rate and new research shows that sniffing for food produces optimism in dogs. It also helps reduce boredom by encouraging natural foraging which in turn provides lots of mental stimulation. They are also a great tool to slow down a fast eater.
There are many essential oils that are safe for pets. Benefits from essential oils range from reducing stress to relieving pain and inflammation. It's important to know when and what essential oils to use.