Below is a helpful guide to get you started with your dog food mat buying. Different dog sizes call for different types of mats. Apart from the size, this guide will also help you choose the right mat in terms of materials and quality, its ease of cleaning, its design, the price and the durability. Additionally, dog food mats come in an assortment of colors. Although your furry friends won’t really care about which color you choose, at least you get to have the satisfaction of going for a shade that suits your home décor and aesthetic sense.