What if my dog is on the platform when the timer activates? Alan Cook November 02, 2017 04:12 Updated Follow BrilliantPad has a smart animal sensor, which prevents the motor from automatically turning on if a dog is on the machine. Related articles Is the system safe? When does the motor turn on? How much does replacement roll cost? What is your refund policy? Will my dog fit on the machine? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.