The best automatic pet feeders you can buy
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- Automatic pet feeders are useful for breaking up a pet's meals into smaller feedings throughout the day, as well as for ensuring your pet never misses a meal when you're away.
- Our top pick, the Westlink 6 Automatic Pet Feeder, is full of features that make for a great overall performance.
If you have cats or dogs, then you know just how they seem to sense when it's mealtime. And if you're late with a meal? Well, they'll let you know. Unfortunately, sometimes life happens, and work obligations, traffic, or last-minute errands mean you're not always home to feed your pet on time.Automatic pet feeders can take care of that task for you. These feeders can be preprogrammed to feed your pet when you're not available. Your pet won't have to wait for you, you won't have to scramble to find a pet sitter, and your pet can continue to eat on a regular schedule.
These feeders are also useful if you have a pet who needs to eat smaller meals throughout the course of a day. Remembering or being available to feed your pet four times a day isn't always practical, so an automatic feeder can be an ideal solution. Smaller meals can help to prevent boredom and even behavioral issues in between feedings. Plus, if your dog has problems with vomiting in the mornings or in between meals, breaking the feedings up into smaller, more frequent meals can help to prevent this issue.
The feeders in this list are innovative, dependable, and equipped with some great features to enhance their performance. Some of these feeders can differentiate between your pets, so they can prevent one pet from stealing another's food. Most of these feeders are suitable for both cats and dogs, and some even accommodate wet food in addition to dry. These feeders are easy to use and are available in a variety of price points, so you should be able to find one that's within your budget.
Here are the best automatic pet feeders you can buy:
- Best automatic pet feeder overall: Westlink 6 Automatic Pet Feeder
- Best automatic pet feeder for wet food: SureFeed Microchip Pet Feeder
- Best budget automatic pet feeder: PetSafe 5-Meal Pet Feeder
- Best for automatic feeder multi-pet homes: PortionProRx Automatic Pet Feeder
- Best large-capacity automatic feeder: WOpet 7L Automatic Pet Feeder
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