Product Type: Lenric dog accessories
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Snuggle Safely With No Risk of Scalding
Snugglesafe Heat Pad
Author Name: WackoStepho
Snugglesafe Heat Pad
Advantages: Stays warm for a long amount of time, quick and easy to heat up, scratch and bite resistant.
Disadvantages: Price varies alot depending where you buy.
A snugglesafe is a really handy thing to have around and I purchased mine not to use for my dog but for my guinea pigs. So what is it? Basically the device is a large plastic disk filled with some technical substance or other that you simply pop into the microwave and heat on full power for an allotted amount of time (this will vary depending on the wattage of your particular appliance), after leaving to stand for one minute the pad will stay warm for approximately 10 hours; providing instant and long lasting warmth.
The pad is made from an extremely thick material that means it is scratch and bite resistant so no matter how much your pet likes to gnaw they will never get to the liquid inside. Unlike other methods of providing heat this product doesn't rely on hot water, wires or batteries and is so much safer as your pet won't scald themselves or injest anything harmful; the fact that it is so quick to heat and lasts for a prolonged period of time means that you can rest assure your pet will remain toasty warm throughout the night - especially important if your pet is ill or old. The pad also comes with a cozy cover that is made out of a soft almost fleecy material and is fastened with velcro; this makes it easy to whip on and off should it need to be washed and also means your pet isn't lying directly on to the pad and its heat. A nifty point to mention is that there's no need to fret if you lose the instructions, on the back of the pad itself are the timing instructions displayed directly on to the plastic.
Out of the 5 of my pigs 2 of them are hairy monsters and look like walking mops, whenever I bath them I do worry about them catching a cold as their hair being so long and thick does take quite a while to dry off (I don't dare try using a hair dryer, think the noise would frighten the poor mites to death); I've found that this pad works wonders, I just put it in their favourite hidey hole and it makes sure they stay warm as they snuggle and dry. I've popped it in and checked on it hours later and whilst not as warm as when it was first heated it does stay toasty for a long period of time. My piggies are chewers but have left both the case and the pad alone; though even with an accomplished chew demon I'm pretty sure the snugglesafe would remain intact. I purchased mine for just under £13 from VetUk, though I've seen them selling for over £22 elsewhere! Great product that would also be great for cats, rabbits and small dogs, I love knowing I have it to hand just in case.
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