An automatic dog food dispenser with timer feeds your dog automatically and if you stay late at work no worry, such a feeder will keep the food available on a regular schedule.
If you have a dog then you know that dogs need to eat twice a day, so keeping this schedule regular is great for the dog’s health. There are many automatic dog feeders on the market and it may be tough to choose. So this text may help.
So what is an automatic dog feeder?
In short, this is a food dispenser designed to give food to your dog automatically. This text is with the focus on feeders for dogs, but you will notice that many of the models in the list below can also be used for cats. Though, we have a separate list of automatic dispensers for cats, so have a look.
The designs may look different but it always comes to a timer where you can choose each desired feeding time and you do this one at a time, and there will be a food container as well. Advanced models will have an option to choose the amount of food dispensed.
How many times feeding per day?
I mentioned above this is usually twice a day. But younger dogs (like the one in the picture above) may need more, say three or four times for puppies under five months of age. You can always consult your vet.
Some useful tips
Here are a few things to bear in mind when you decide to by an automatic dog feeder:
- Make sure the automatic feeder is robust enough so that the dog will not destroy it in attempts to get to the food. Even if the dog is a heavy chewer, reservoirs made with galvanized steel and other similar features will be a guarantee that the systems will be secure and safe.
- Such systems should be easy to clean and easy to disassemble, and to fit into the dishwasher.
- The feeding dish also needs to be high-quality and sturdy to hold up to heavy chewing.
- Some models have options to pre-record a message for the dog. So you can set it to play when it is time to eat.
- If you have a large dog, you might need a bigger kibble that can handle a large amount of food.
- Some of the feeders operate on batteries, so use those with a long-lasting battery life, and go for models that minimize battery expenditure. You will have models that are USB powered.
- There are models here in the list that are smartphone controlled, this is something you might want to have, and they work with Alexa and with Google assistant.
So here is our list with automatic dog food dispensers with timer, these are all Amazon bestselling items with hundreds and sometimes even thousands of reports by Amazon customers. This is a dynamic list that is updated daily so the prices, discounts, ratings, and the number of reports is always accurate. You will see some new models appearing from time to time. Have a look:
- FEED YOUR PET WHILE YOU’RE AWAY - Schedule up to 4 automated feedings per day using the built-in programmable timer. Program each meal time with a few button clicks on an easy to use LCD screen. Control food portions from 2 teaspoons to 4.5 cups per feeding. NEVER MISS A FEEDING. The WOpet feeder is wall powered and/or battery powered. In case of a power outage, the feeder will continue to function on 3 D-size batteries to assure your pet gets fed (batteries not included).
- CONTROL PORTION SIZE OF EACH FEEDING - Dispense anywhere from 2 teaspoons to 4.5 cups dry food per feeding to sustain any size animal. You can program a unique portion size for each automatic feeding, allowing you to ESTABLISH REGULAR EATING ROUTINES throughout the day without any stress.
- RECORD A CUSTOM MESSAGE FOR YOUR PET - Keep your pet excited about meal times! Press and hold the mic button for three seconds to begin recording a message to be played as each feeding dispenses. (e.g. Here, Fido! Come and eat, boy! Good doggy.)
- OPERATING TIPS - Suitable for dry food only, with the food pellet size ranging from 0.2-0.6 inches in diameter; up to 4 meals a day. The removable hygienic feeding tray is dishwasher safe and easy to clean. LARGE STORAGE COMPARTMENT - The main food storage compartment can hold up to 20 CUPS of food and is removable for easy cleaning and refilling.
- CUSTOMER SERVICE - Customizable Feeder Great for Dogs, Cats and Small Animals of Various Sizes.Provide a interesting living for your pet with our WOPET pet feeder!24-hour professional service center and 365 day technical support.
- 【Flexible Timed Feeding】: No more pre-dawn wake up calls, or worry when you are overtime at night! Easy to program automatic cat feeder with timer to dispense food in right time, 1-4 meals per day and up to 6 portions per meal customized healthy diet for your cat and dog.
- 【Memory Setting and Time saving】: Equipped with setting memory to prevent sudden power failure. After setting the meal plan, the automatic cat feeder will remember your setting normally no matter power on or off. This makes the pet feeding convenient and reliable and save your time.
- 【Upgraded Mixing Rod】Effectively disperse the outlet of food, the outlet will not block by food. Can stir any kind of dry food, suit for most pet food, even mixture of dried meat and large grains of dog food
- 【Dual Power Supply】: Use the 5V DC adapter while sustaining the auto cat feeder power via 4 alkaline batteries(not included) installed in case of power outages, ensure that your pet gets food consistently.
- 【Easy to Use & Maintain】:DADYPET Auto dog feeder inbuilt LCD screen allows for quick setup; Food tank and tray are removable for cleaning.
- 【No More Worries About Feeding】: No more pre-dawn wake up calls, or worry when you are overtime at night! Easy to program this automatic cat feeder with timer to dispense food in right time. No matter when and where you are, you can feed your pet effortlessly with this automatic pet feeder. The timed feeder for cats and dogs is a perfect choice for you when going out for work or have a short trip.
- 【Care for Your Pet's Health】: Chintu automatic dog feeder helps you create a good feeding routine for your pet. The automatic dog food dispenser offers six compartments which contains 540g food (Each tray slot holds for 90ml dry food or semi-moist food). This timed pet feeder delivers precise portions and dispense small amounts of food at certain intervals. Ideal for cats, small dogs, dieting pets, aging pets or other pets that requires more frequent feeding or with special needs.
【Easy to Set up and Clean】: The smart pet feeder is very simple to set up. There is no app, no wifi, and no wireless pairing to set up. Runs to timed intervals design(Only Timed intervals without clock setting),You can have the schedule setup in a matter of minutes. 3*AA Battery powered design（Battery not included). Both the cover and food bowl are removable and top-shelf dishwasher safe.
- 【Build-in Timer and Voice Reminder】 : The progammable pet feeder design with Voice Reminder ,the plate of programmable pet food dispenser automatically rotates to a precise position and make a sound at a set time point to attract pets' attention .Runs on timed intervals.Even if you are not at home, pets can still hear the sound from the feeder remind at the right time. There is a cover over the control panel to prevent pets from damaging them.
- 【High-Quality Material】: The portion control cat food dispenser is made of impact-resistant,safe, and environment-friendly high-quality ABS housing material with no odor .Chintu brand has been a trusted global leader in pet behavior, containment and lifestyle innovations for nearly 30 years.We aim to offer a happier and comfortable live between pets and people . We highly value our customers and we’re always ready to assist you. So, feel free to reach out to us with any questions or concerns
- SCHEDULE MEALS AND TREATS: One meal is ready to eat as soon as you fill the tray with your pet’s food, and you can schedule the other 4 meals (or treats) to be served at a later time
- FOOD CAPACITY: Each compartment holds up to 1 cup of dry or semi-moist pet food; feeder is best for cats and small to medium sized dogs
- GREAT FOR FAST EATERS: If your cat or dog tends to eat too quickly, use this feeder to break their meals up into smaller portions
- MULTIPLE OPTIONS: Press the “feed now” button to give your pet an extra meal; Suspend feeding option stops the feeder from serving the next meal without losing the schedule
- HELP MANAGE PET’S WEIGHT: Schedule smaller meals throughout the day to help keep your best friend healthy
- Schedule meal times – Scheduling meals develop good behavior and eating habits! You can set 1-5 meals per day and up to 40 portions of dry food per meal depending on your pet’s needs. This automatic cat feeder programming is user-friendly and only needs to be set up once.
- Capacity & quality material – 4L is suitable for small to medium size pets and multi-pet families. Veken pet feeders are made of easy to clean food-grade materials. In addition, a vet recommended stainless steel bowl is included in the set.
- Ensures freshness – The automatic dog feeder contains 2 desiccant bags and a secure twist-lock lid that not only keeps the food fresh but also prevents your pet from accessing stored food.
- Dual power supply – Power supply or batteries (3x D) are used. We recommend using the two together in case of power outages. The pet food dispenser runs with a memory function, so there is no need to reset the feeding schedule if power is lost.
- Record customizable messages – Record up to 30 seconds of personalized audio to call your pets to eat! Your voice will make your pet feel your love even when you’re not at home.
- Smart Feeding: Automatic pet feeder allows you to schedule meals up to 48 hours in advance for convenience and peace of mind.
- Quality Material: BPA-free plastic feeder holds up to 1.5 cups of food and the tray is dishwasher-safe.
- Easy to Use: This 48hour pet feeder uses AA batteries(Not included) and is easy to operate—fill the feeder trays with dry food, set the timer and done.For pets fed once a day, set 1st timer for 24 hours and 2nd one 48 hours later. For pets fed twice a day, set 1st tray for 12 hours and 2nd one for 24 hours.
- Protect Your Dog: Programmable feeder is a great way for managing portion control if your furry pal tends to overeat.
- MONEY BACK GUARANTEE: Your satisfaction is our priority. All our products are backed by 3-year warranty, please feel free to contact us if you have any questions!
- Smart Feeding: Automatic pet feeder allows you to schedule meals up to 48 hours in advance.
- Keep Food Fresh: Use the ice pack included with your feeders by placing one under each food tray so food stays fresh!
- Keep Your Pet from Overeating: Your pet feeder each hold up to 1.5 cups dry or wet food. Be proactive with your pet’s nutrition without the stress.
- Easy Control: Dial up the countdown timer of hours till the time you want it to open. Requires (1) AA Battery (not included)
- Quality Material: BPA-free plastic feeder holds up to 1.5 cups of food and the tray is dishwasher-safe
- Feeding With Smartphone: To make the feeding much easier, we abandon the clumsy control panel on feeder and complex WiFi connection. We connect the automatic dog feeder and the ‘DuDu PET’ App on your smartphone via Bluetooth, which is much easier and faster. You can bind this automatic cat feeder to APP,(NO WIFI Required) feed your pet manually and set the scheduled feeding time through the APP within the effective connection range of 10M.
- Schedule Meal Times:Dog food dispenser with programmable timer, scheduling meals develops good behavior and eating habits.You can schedule set up 1-8 meals per day and up to 20 portions of dry food for each automatic feeding, to fit your pet's needs and make your pet healthier.
- Never Miss A Feeding: The automatic cat food feeder has a dual power supply. Even if the power unexpectedly goes out or the adapter is suddenly disconnected from the power source, automatic pet feeder can continue to work using 3 D-Cell batteries (Batteries not included), and dispensing food at scheduled feeding times to ensure your pet doesn't go hungry. You can also check the feeding records through the APP to ensure that food is distributed on time.
- Voice Reminder: Press and hold the voice recording button on the auto cat feeder panel to create your own 9s personalized voice recording that calls your pets when food is dispensed, then it will play automatically at mealtimes, to remind your pets to eat. Enhancing the bond with your pet by keeping it fed regularly and feel safe & well cared.
- Suitable Capacity & Ensures freshness :4L is suitable for small to medium size pets and multi-pet families. Auto pet feeders are made of easy to clean food-grade materials. In addition, a vet recommended stainless steel bowl is included in the set.The automatic food dispenser contains 2 desiccant bags and a secure twist-lock lid that not only keeps the food fresh but also prevents your pet from accessing stored food.
- SCHEDULE PET FOOD TIMES AND PORTIONS: Casfuy pre-programmable pet feeder features a built-in timer and multiple sections to help you feed your pet up to 5 meals per day, control their portions, and create a routine feeding schedule even with your busy schedule.
- 5 ISOLATED WET AND DRY FOOD SECTIONS: Casfuy automatic pet food dispensers are made of BPA-free ABS materials care for your pet's health. Dishwasher safe and easy to clean. Each compartment has a capacity of 240 ml for storing dry/wet food, or tasty treats to help nourish cat and small & medium sized dogs when you're at work, traveling, or on a short vacation.(Clarification: No ice pack is included.)
- LEAVE PERSONALIZED PET MESSAGES: Each Casfuy pet food dispenser has a built-in voice recorder that lets you capture up to 10 seconds of your voice, so you can leave comforting messages for your pet that play when they're eating.
- USER-FRIENDLY LCD DISPLAY: Casfuy automatic pet feeder lets you create retentive feeding plans with simple, easy-to-follow programming that's perfect for pet owners. Note: 1. All settings must be done under unlock state which LCD backlights blue. 2. Casfuy auto cat feeder runs on a 24 hour sechedule.
- DUAL POWER SUPPLY: The Casfuy automatic feeding system uses both C batteries and a power adapter to keep your feeder working even if the power goes out. We've included a DC power adapter to get you started. Backup power, the 4 C-size batteries, is not included.
- 【Customize Feeding Time and Amount】This automatic pet feeder provides flexible meal portions from 1 to 20 portions per meal, 5g for every portion, and the container capacity is 3.5L.
- 【Voice Recording Remind】With voice recorder and speaker, this feeder can record your voice for 12 seconds to call your puppy or kitty for meals. Your personal sound will keep your pet not alone and not miss the meal when the food is ready.
- 【Accurate Meals Per Day】After setting the food volume for each meal, the accurate food volume will help your pet keep a good habit to eat at regular hours, and keep diet.
- 【Built-in IR Induction】This automatic pet feeder built-in infrared sensor, when the bowl fills the size of the dry food that exceed 1 cm³, the machine automatically stops, preventing the pet food from clogging or overflow.
- 【Backup Batteries Supply】The feeder can be powered by power adapter or 3 type D batteries (Batteries not included). The batteries could keep feeder work for more than 6 months, no worry about power issue when you are not at home or holiday.
- Flexible Meal Schedule& Anti Clog Design: Iseebiz automatic cat feeder up to 4 meals daily with 1-39 portions customized healthy diet for your cats and dogs. Large food tank with 3L capcity and made with high quality material. The IR detector will have the suitable angle to prevent the pet food from clogging or overflow.
- Personalized Recordings: Press and hold the voice recording button on the feeder panel to create your own 10s personalized voice recording that calls your pets when food is dispensed, Iseebiz automatic pet feeder allows your pet fed regularly and feel well cared.
- Dual Power Supply: Power Supply(5V DC adapter) or 3 alkaline D-cell batteries are used(Battery not included). We recommend using the two together in case of power outages.This clog-free auto cat food dispenser with timer keeps your pet fed consistently.
- Ensures Freshness & Easy Cleaning and Refilling : The auto cat feeder has a replaceable desiccant box in the lid to keep your pet's food fresh,The top cover forms a kind of seal to keep the coarse ground food fresh, so that your pet can receive the food it needs. Removable food container,plastic bowl and ABS shell, easy to install and clean.
- Special Customer Service: Iseebiz aims to help you take good care of your pets.We provide a one-year free warranty , if there is any problems with the product, Please feel free to contact us. Iseebiz always be with you.
- Schedule Automatic Feeding Routine - The timer feature allows you to regulate feeding 4 meals a day based on individually time schedule, so you don't need to worry about sleeping in at feeding times or being a from home 2 to 4 days , making their and your lives easier.
- Healthy Feeding - automatic cat feeder has 1 to 40 portions ( 2 Tbsps each ), you can break up her meals into controlled portions , providing your pets who consistently binge eats with a healthy feeding.
- User Friendly Design - The feeder uses three D batteries (NOT Included ) as a back-up in case you lose power. Customized voice message calling lets your pet know when it’s time to eat. Top lock design prevents pets from opening the hopper.
- Suitable Capacity - This 7L cat feeder automatic consistently provides food for your cat and dog smoothly for a couple of day, assuring you that it' ll stay full and happy when you're out for a short vacation or work long hours.
- Dual Power Supply - The feeder has a dual power supply that uses both 3 D batteries and also a power adapter (DC power adapter included, batteries not included). In case of power outage, the device will not be reset and continue to function.
- Smartphone Controls Feeding:Remotely set times to feed your pet automatically,You can set 1-6 meals per day and up to 20 portions of dry food per meal depending on your pet’s needs. Customized healthy diet for your cats and dogs,Support 2.4GHz network only.
- HD Camera:Work as a smart pet camera with a connected app that lets you see, talk, play with your pet. Connect with your pet while you are away with the supported audio chat/recording. Sharing your favorite moment on social media directly.
- Suitable Capacity:This 7L / 29cup dog feeder automatic consistently provides food for your cat and dog smoothly for a couple of day, assuring you that it' ll stay full and happy when you're out for a short vacation or work long hours.
- 10s Customized Messages:Record your voice messages and play it to make your pets get used to the feeder better while dispensing meals. Automatically broadcast to remind your pets that it’s time for meal.
- Dual power supply:Power the feeder via the included power adapter or 3 pieces D batteries (not included).Battery Backup ensures that your pets get fed even in a power outage.We recommend using the two together in case of power outages.
- Time and amount programmable: you can feed your pet 4 meals at scheduled times, And every meals have 1-39 portion control, which can help the pet develop a good eating habit
- Infrared induction: this automatic pet feeder with infrared sensor, when the bowl fills a certain amount, the machine automatically stops, preventing food from overflowing
- Voice recorder: this feeder will allow you to record your voice 10 second where you can record your voice calling your pet to come and enjoy their meal time
- Power supply: you can either use the power adapter comes with the feeder or batteries batteries is not including) in order to deliver power to your automatic pet feeder
- 12-Month-Warranty: 1- Year Warranty on limited parts and labor. For this automatic cat feeders, we will offer Long life professional customer service & technical support. Please feel free to contact us
- FLEXIBLE MEAL TIME AND SIZE-Programming is very simple, you can flexibly set specific meal time and size. You can program the timer to allocate up to 4 meals per day. Set a specific time for each meal and how much food to allocate. The portion size ranges from 2 teaspoons to 4.5 cups of dry food. You can feed according to your plan to ensure that the pet will not be hungry.
- LARGE CAPACITY HOPPER- Roffie feeder comes with a huge 7 liter (29 cups) hopper. When full of food, it can last from a few days to a week, depending on how much your pet eats. With this machine, you can only use dry food with a coarse grinding degree between 0.2 and 0.6 inches. This ensures that the food is distributed smoothly without clogging.
- CUSTOMIZED MEAASGE SPEAKER-You just need to record and hold the MIC (Every Assignment) button to record a custom message up to 10 seconds to remind your pet to know its meal time. This only provides services for your pet, which means you can do your own things without being disturbed.
- SPECIAL CUSTOMER SERVICE-Roffie aims to help you take good care of your pets.We provide a two-year free warranty , if there is any problems with the product, please feel free to contact us. Roffie always be with you.
- PRACTICAL DESIGN-The top cover forms a kind of seal to keep the coarse ground food fresh, so that your pet can receive the food it needs. Removable food container,plastic bowl and ABS shell, easy to install and clean.
- BREAKFAST ON TIME: We’ll feed your cat breakfast right on time so you can get some extra sleep; feeder requires 1 AA alkaline battery (not included)
- SCHEDULE MEALS OR TREATS: Use the dial timers to schedule 2 meals for your cat in 1/2 -hour increments; you can also use the feeder to give your cats treats throughout the day
- FOOD CAPACITY: Each compartment holds up to 1 1/2 cups of dry or semi-moist pet food
- PORTION CONTROL: If your cat tends to eat too much too quickly, break meals up into 2 smaller portions to keep your furry friend happy and healthy
- TAMPER-RESISTANT LIDS: Designed to prevent sneaky kitties from using their paws to pry open the feeder lids ahead of scheduled mealtimes
- Customizable Automatic Food Dispenser- This automatic feeder for cats and dogs built-in programmable timer is simple to set，this cat feeder provide flexible and accurate meal portions from 1 to 20 Portions,each portion is around 5-100g for small and medium size pet.
- Voice Recorder and Speaker - This auto pet food feeder record your voice 10 seconds to remind and attract your pets for meal.The cat feeder will automatically play your recording once feeding time is up.
- Removable Stainless Steel Bowl - Our automatic dogs/cats feeder dispenses Most Shapes of Dry Food,the food size ranging from 0.2-0.6 inch to prevent jams.Unique design of this cat feeder is easy to clean and refilling.
- Built-in IR Detector - For your pet’s happy meal time, the IR detector of this auto cat feeder will have the suitable angle to prevent the pet food from clogging or overflow.
- Food-grade material - Cepheuse automatic pet feeder adopt food-grade environmental material, this pet food dispenser is safety enough to feed your pets, bring your lovely pet regular feeding habit and happy feeding experience.
- Flexible Timed Feeding: No more pre-dawn wake up calls, or worry when you are overtime at night! Easy to program PETLIBRO automatic cat feeder with timer to dispense food in right time, 1-4 meals per day and up to 9 portions per meal customized healthy diet for your cats and dogs.
- Suitable Capacity: This 4L / 16.9cup cat feeder automatic consistently provides food for your cat and dog smoothly for a couple of day, assuring you that it' ll stay full and happy when you're out for a short vacation or work long hours as well as come with a desiccant bag to keep food fresh. (Search "B08NVBYQHV" for replacement)
- Dual Power Supply: Use the 5V DC adapter while sustaining the auto cat feeder power via 3 alkaline D-cell batteries(not included) installed in case of power outages, ensure that your pet gets food consistently. (Equipped with setting memory to prevent sudden power failure)
- Voice Recorder: Stay connected with your pet by calling PETLIBRO automatic pet feeder before meals with a 10s voice recording clip, thus enhancing the bond with your pet by keeping it fed regularly and feel safe & well cared.
- Easy to Use & Maintain: PETLIBRO Auto dog feeder inbuilt LCD screen allows for quick setup and the FEED button for additional feedings; Proper angle so that food will not accumulate in the food outlet, and food tank and tray are removable for cleaning.
- Material-Plastic. Five food compartments will serve up to five meals, one initial feed and four further timed feeds while you are away. Each holds 11. 5 ounces wet food.
- removable, easy-to-clean cover and bowl (also dishwasher-safe)
- battery status indicator. Two cooling ice packs and one close-fitting cover keep the feed fresh
- uses 3 x AA batteries (not included)
- 3 year Manufacturer's Warranty Guarantee
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