Q1: How long does the scent last?
A: For humans, the scent lasts for up to three months. However, dogs can benefit from the aroma for longer periods of time due to their acute sense of smell.
Q2: How much essential oil is included in the device?
A: Three to four drops of oil are absorbed within the foam.
Q3: What is the foam made from?
A: Hydrophilic polyurethane, a small piece of which is maintained inside the device.
Q4: Does Aromadog require any solvents, alcohol, or Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) to diffuse the scent?
A: No, the squeaker does not contain any liquids, chemicals, or propellants – just three drops of essential oil that are completely absorbed into a small piece of foam inside the toy.
A: The scent is diffused by way of evaporation when the toy squeaker is compressed.
Q6: How does Aromadog work?
A: When compressed, the toy squeaker is designed to provide comfort through the release of essential oil scent molecules in the form of dry ambient air. The goal is for anxious dogs to identify the toy squeaker’s scent with a sense of comfort.
Q7: Is Aromadog guaranteed to have a positive outcome when used?
A: While there is no guarantee, essential oils can have a therapeutic effect on dogs.
Q8: How is Aromadog different from other aromatherapy products on the market?
A: The toy releases scent by way of dry air with no reliance on harmful chemicals, alcohol, or water to propel scent.
Q9: Is Aromadog OK for multiple pet households?
A: Yes. The precise amount of aromatic release is an individual experience between the animal and the toy. The scent is not being sprayed in the room for all to breath. The small amount of essential oils used in the squeaker are a therapeutic grade and considered to be very gentle and energetically safe for all animals.
Q10: What kinds of studies have been done on aromatherapy products?
A: There are volumes of books and formal studies that speak to the efficacy of essential oils with respect to reducing stress and anxiety. There are clinical trials that have been documented in various AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association) journals. The effectiveness of aromatherapy on various emotional conditions has been widely studied in universities all over the world.