Throughout the day, a lot of us are rushing around from meeting to meeting, location to location. So, if you’re a pet owner, a chore that many of us might forget is to feed our furry friends.
Luckily, you can make this simple task a little easier for you and your pet. Automatic pet feeders are becoming a mainstream item for a lot of people, but the problem with buying one is how much money it can set you back.
Though fear not, there are several different models you can purchase to fit your budget!
If you would like an automatic pet feeder, but don’t want something too high tech or expensive, there’s one option that has you covered. Amazon sells a simple, self-dispensing feeder that can carry up to six pounds of dry pet food.
There are no batteries needed and uses only basic gravity to make sure your pet has a consistent amount of food.
The self-dispenser also has cut out handles along the base that makes it easy to lift, carry and clean. It also has non-skid rubber feet that prevents the feeder from moving and making a mess all over the floor.
Amazon also sells this dispenser starting at $12, but it you would also like to purchase a self-dispensing waterer, you can get the bundle starting at around $21.
This pet feeder gives owners a lot of help getting their pets on a tight eating schedule, but also doesn’t hurt your wallet. This feeder has six separate trays that can hold either dry or wet food, but what makes this feeder so great is that you can set timers for them to open.
The compact feeder also has a built-in voice recorder, so you can record a message to your pet to let them know it’s eating time! The Pyrus automatic pet feeder sells on Amazon for $43.
When it comes to this model, feeding your pet can all be done on a giant, LCD screen. The OUTAD automatic pet feeder features a large control panel that can set up all sorts of feeding options. With the control panel, you can program meals, meals size and how many meals are served.
This pet feeder also can hold over twenty cups of food that keeps it dry and fresh for your dog or cat!
Plus, just like the Pyrus model, you can also set up a voice-recorded message that lets your furry friend know that their food is ready. Cleanup is also a breeze, all it takes it some warm soapy water and cloth. Right now on Amazon, you can purchase this feeder for around $64.
If you’re someone that is always on the go, this model can make feeding your pet an easy chore.
This model allows you to feed your pet up to four times a day and dispense anywhere from 1-10 portions of food. It has a blue light up LCD display that allows you to pick the portion size and meal size. It also has a magnetic lid that keeps your keeps your pets from getting in to make a mess.
Though unlike the Pyrus and OUTAD model, the ARF pet feeder can run on both a wall outlet or batteries, which can save you a little more money. The model holds over a gallon of dry food as well! You can pick up this automatic pet feeder for about $80.
For those wanting to try a feeder that’s techy, how about the GemPet Smartfeeder?
With this model, you can feed your pet at anytime, anywhere. You can set times to feed your dog or cat or you can even choose to manually feed them on your mobile device. That’s right, you can feed your pet using your phone.
The device also lets you watch your pet eat with it’s built-in camera! Everything can be done through the touch of your fingertips. Right now, this model is selling on Amazon for about $150!.