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Our new pet feeder arrives on time. Especially like that it has both batteries and electric cord to automatically deliver portioned sizes of food. We have only 1 cat so the smaller portion is perfect for her. She quickly learned when she hears the whirr that her food is being dispensed. She is a lean cat so doesn��t have a problem with over eating. But for a cat that is overweight it would be great to limit the food portions and the number of feedings. It can be set for up to 4 times per day.
Is nice to be able to be gone for a few days and not need a pet sitter to put the food out at certain times of the day.
I am totally impressed with the service of this company! We recently purchased their 7L feeder for our rabbit since we are taking a vacation soon. Knowing the rabbit might chew on the power cord I placed a tube around it to protect it and routed it outside the cage. Somehow, it was able to get to the cord and chew through it. I contacted Wopet and they immediately sent a replacement power cord. Thanks Wopet for your excellent service!
This cat feeder is working exactly as I hoped. Have had it for over a month and it has been feeding the feral cat that lives near my home every day without fail. There is a record feature and the cat comes running across the yard when she hears the food drop and our recording calling her. We did have to put a bar across the front to prevent the raccoons from winning the food battle. One (or maybe more) raccoon was able to get the fully loaded machine completely out of the "house" (and this unit is substantial) but was not able to get the lid off!! Congrats to the company for making a raccoon proof product! My only suggestion would be to allow the largest setting to drop just a tad more food...that way I can feed the cat fewer times throughout the day. Would definitely buy it again.
Good stuff: feeds my food aggressive cat 4x day- it works.
Would be better if: the setup was relatively easy but if you mess up the hour or portion size you will need to press the button multiple times- kind of annoying.
Okay, this has got to be the best purchase ever! I use it for my cats because they keep over eating and disgustingly puking it up. I think it has helped bring that down a little bit because it was happening like everyday. Now I want to get my cats a water filter fountain and an auto cat box! This food dispenser is worth the price all day long. You can set it to 4 different meal times and you can portion each meal separately. You won't regret this purchase! It's super easy to set as long as you read the directions!
Wow this thing is awesome! We are terrible about filling the dinky food bowl, now we have this HUGE automated feeder so we wont have to worry! It feeds them a perfect portion every few hours and plays a recording of my husband saying "here kitty kitty!" They excitedly wait by the bowl wondering if and when and it will dispense food ?? They are quite entertained.
I bought this so we could sleep in and not be bothered before the sun was even close to coming up(!!!)
I thought that both of my cats would eat together and share the food, I mean, they get along just fine, so why not? That was not the case. Apparently one of them gets violent when it comes to sharing her food, so we had to go back to their own separate bowls. But this company doesn't have a splitter (yet), so we had to supervise and build our own contraption. Everything is wonderful again ????
Other then that, the feeder works great and the cats got used to it pretty quick and don't bother us in the morning anymore! ??
This thing is great! The recording feature is cool because you can call your pet with it when it dispenses the food. This is a very aesthetically appealing pet feeder. This would be great for anyone who travels a lot or even someone who works long or unusual hours and doesn't want to make their pet eat at crazy hours. I tested it with cereal before pet food, and it was funny, my toddler was excited and I may have found another great use for it when not on vacation! For those moms whose little kids wake before the sun demanding food! J/k :)
andrei kurt aguinaldo
Love this feeder! There��s only a couple little ��quirks�� to know before you purchase though.. 1) it��s programmed in military time (24:00)... know the conversion. Lol ! 2) the meal serving measurements are a bit difficult. With trial and error, i learned! I��ll make it easy for you as another reviewer did-each ��serving�� is TINY. 12 servings equals about 2 cups of food. I��m using the larger auger as I have a big dog that eats bigger kibble. He gets 6 ��servings�� at 6:30am, 8 servings at noon and 12 servings at dinner time around 6:30pm. 3) when recording your voice - the tiny pinhole next to the ��MIC�� button IS the microphone- try not to cover it with your finger while pressing to record or you��ll be very muffled. 4) if you��re using the cable to plug it into the wall-the wall plug the unit comes with sticks out from the wall pretty far. I swapped out the one it comes with and use my iPhone wall cube instead. Overall, I love this unit! It��s helping to keep my Blackmouth Cur��s weight where it needs to be. He��s no longer gorging himself on one big bowl of food once or twice a day-he now gets smaller portions throughout the day. A great buy!
We have a golden retriever puppy. He is our first dog and we love him so much. Since puppy has to eat three meals a day and we both work during the day, we decided to give a try on a automatic pet feeder. We had tried one from Petco, it is useless. Our dog eat half of the food in that container in the first day. He find a way to get into the food. Thank to the return policy, we are able to return to petco. Then we decided to look around Wopet, and this is where we find this pet feeder.
It is a pricing pet feeder. And all automatic pet feeders that I was searching are very expensive. I read tons of review about each one of them. This is the one I decided to give a try. It is the best pet product I purchased. I can set up three meals for him (one snack time, which I don��t use). I also can record my voice to call him for a meal. It is very stable. My dog cannot find a way to get into his food. It has been 2 and half month, we haven��t had any problem with it. We definitely love this product.
EDIT: It's been 8 months since I've started using this. Everything works.. except the motor. Which means nothing works now. Guess it's time for me to spend more money on another dispenser.
[Original reciew] It works fine. Convenient for me.
I bought this feeder for my kitty because sometimes I have to left him alone at home for two to three days. I don��t want to leave two bowls of food for him since he is very picky and he always likes fresh added food. It is very easy to program the time and the amount of the food to follow a very healthy meal schedule. The best part is, you can record your voice to the machine and it will play it at the meal time! It works so fantastically to my cat and my voice definitely draws his attention to the feeder. I am so glad I pick the right thing!
I bought this feeder for my ferals for when I'm not home and repurposed old plywood into a box to protect the feeder from raccoons. The raccoons were able to get the bottom tray off, which affects how well the food discharges. I chose this feeder because of the large food reservoir and I can feed up to four times a day and specify the volume of food for each serving.
I'll update my review when I know how long the batteries last. I had to chain the feeder (racoons, again) and it's not near an electrical outlet.
I purchased this feeder because I finally got tired of my two pushy, food-motivated cats waking me up to be fed on weekend mornings. I only wish I had purchased it earlier! It has worked great for the six months I��ve had it, though I did make a couple of modifications to it so it better serves my needs.
The food tray that comes with the feeder was too small to accommodate both of my large cats eating at the same time, so I removed it and placed a square melamine tray under the feeder instead. This way, both cats have room to eat and the lip of the tray keeps the food from being scattered across the floor when it��s dispensed.
My cat was crazy about feedings, was overweight, and was constantly asking to be fed. I bought the feeder hoping it would lessen all the drama. It did! Now she knows the only food she gets is dispensed by the feeder so it has reduced her behavior of asking me to feed her. The food is dispensed, the message runs and she runs to the feeder. She had manged to open other containers but so far she has been unable to open the Wopet. She has lost weight and I am happy to be out of the feeding frenzy mode.
I have had it for a month. I love it. Easy to program. So far is working great. My cat adjusted to it beautifully. We did not program a voice message because he comes the minute he hears the food drop
We are keeping this in a covered outdoor pen for our beagle dog. So far so good, it works like a charm. You can program four different meal times with different servings and record your voice. We tell our Beagle that "it's time to eat". It is electric, but has a battery backup.
I love everything about this feeder. My hubby and I love to travel so this will be great when we are away for a few days. I can see how much is in the holding tank thanks to the clear lid. The digital display panel is easy to access and I don't have to move the feeder to get at it. I have mine set to feed twice a day and have not experienced any issues with it. My cat actually must have an internal clock because she sits in front of it around the dispense time and waits for it to deliver her food. Highly recommend!
Easy to program. I wish it pushed the food out further as our cat doesn��t like to eat it so close to the machine and it piles up under. Reliable and has battery backup.
Simple to set up, simple to use and reliable!
This is one of the best things I��ve bought. It gives my cats the exact amount I set it for. It has a very wide range of portion size to set it to. When my cats here my voice recording built in calling them that it��s time to eat they go running. It��s funny. This machine takes the hassle out of feeding my cats. Its very easy to use.
Love this product!
This product wasn��t designed the best for easy set up but once you set it up, it��s perfect. Took me 3 different attempts to get the right food amount for our cat. The product uses something like 1 unit = 10 grams, which I��m not sure was super accurate. Do a trial run to make sure it produces the amount you want and you��ll be good. Plus, you can record a voice memo that plays when the food is distributed.
Cat isn't afraid of it and caught on to the process immediately. Has prevented her from eating herself sick. Tiny bit noisy, but that also serves as additional notification to the cat that food is available. However, if your cat is good at moving/head-butting things they can probably knock additional food out.
My first automated feeder, and it works like a charm. There's nothing fancy here. You program it with a couple of small buttons and a simple LCD screen. Sturdy enough to not be toppled over, and the lid is tamper proof (my cat tried opening it and failed). Seems to be reliable. Even takes standard D-Cell batteries if you're worried about losing power. Even allows you to record a short voice sample.
The only thing that could be improved is the way you program the portion size. Since there are no increase and decrease buttons, you can only increase the size before you reach the max and it resets back to zero. This takes a bit more time if you made a mistake or changed your mind.
I couldn't wait for this feeder to arrive and when it did, it didn't disappoint. This is perfect for my two cats (about 9 lbs ea), because the feeder bowl is large enough for both to eat at the same time, though at first, one ate first and the other second. I followed the instructions for 2 feedings a day both 12 hours apart. Instructions made it easy. I've been using this for a month and it has worked perfectly every day since the first day.
Very nice pet feeder. I just bought a puppy and when I go to work I want to keep her feeding schedule the same as when I��m home. So easy to use. I just feed her and watch her thru the camera and make sure everything is okay.
This was a little confusing to set up, but it works great. The portion size is very small, so a trial run would be a good thing to do. The tray is pretty level, so the food gets kind of stuck at the back. My cat has learned to pull the food forward to eat it.
I researched these well after having another brand that was only battery and failed when batteries did not work.
This is attractive, delivers accurately and easy to keep clean
Con: harder to program and hard to read the display
Love it so far! Does gain time a bit on the timer. Feedings seem to gain a few minutes after a week or two.
I bought this because my cat has to be fed in small portions, otherwise she enhales her food then throws it up. She likes her breakfast at 2am, so this feeder was a great investment for me and my sleep. It is a bit loud so I placed it in the furthest corner of the kitchen from my bedroom. But they really should fix the hollow dish so its not so loud. It has an extra part to dispense smaller portions sizes which it great for my situation. It was a great product overall. We were both so happy with it. She was fed and I could sleep through the night. But how do you score a product that was great but is now you and your cats unreliable nightmare.
I bought this in October, and now it has randomly stopped working on and off. I didn't know why my cat was whining until I realized that the feeder had not fed her for breakfast the past 3 days. And this morning at 5am it just fed her a random portion. I tried to see about exchange/return but it says the window closed already. These are not cheap, so I hope I can work something out. I'll update later with what I find out.
Contacted the manufacturer and they have sent me a replacement. Very happy with their quick response a great customer service. I'll update once I receive the replacement.
I like that my dogs get fed on time even when i��m Late getting home from work or if I have to leave them home for 24 hours. It works great. It holds enough that I only have to load it once a week. It��s sturdy and well designed, the dogs can��t open it up or mess up the program buttons, and they have tried... lol.
This is one of the best purchases I've ever bought. I work long hours away from home at least 12+ hours away from home; this eliminates so much anxiety that my pet will go unfed. I would absolutely reccoment this product to anyone. If you're hesitant because of the price don't let it stop you! My pet loves it!
Autofeeder works well, easy to set up and cat has not been able to break into the feeder. He tries to dig with his paw but so far no luck. Previous timed flip-lid type auto-feeder didn't stand up to his incessant pawing. I would've given this 5 stars for its excellent functionality and ease.. However... it stopped working after 7 months.
I bought this autofeeder in October of 2018. It worked great for 7 months until one day all I heard was a whirring noise and no food was being dispensed. I opened up the chassis under the dispenser wheel and found a broken belt (see pictures. the blue line is where the original belt would've been). I was able to reach Wopet customer service via email/message left on their website. They were incredibly polite and after a few emails back and forth they offered to replace the broken one with a brand new autofeeder. So once again I have a new autofeeder and I'm hoping this one will last longer than the first.
I��ve had this feeder for a couple of days now and have no complaints. I was a little nervous about ordering only one feeder as I have two adult cats who are used to eating out of separate bowls, however, they seem to have adjusted fairly well and the bowl on this feeder is big enough for them to both eat at the same time. It��s really nice that you can set up to four meals and adjust the portion sizes. So far I have not had any issues and it seems to be very reliable.
Theodore R. Sladovich, Jr.
Happy with my purchase for the most part. Like the audio recording option, but the playback audio quality is less than desirable. The only other complaint I have is that the rep food receptacle should have been placed on a more diagonal angle. Some dry food remains at the back where food is dispensed. Some food remains back there and my cat has to angle her head to attempt to eat. She has since figured out to use her paw to retrieve from the back of the receptacle.
This product works great! It��s easy to use and figure out. I wouldn��t recommend changing the ��sizing�� component even if u have a small dog like me. Just program it right and leave it like it came in the box. Would recommend
Awesome device!!!! I have used this feeder for well over a month on batteries and it has never failed. I have two Rotties and the volume of food it puts out each feeding is quite a bit more than a small animal. This feeder is accurate and has never failed yet. I don��t leave it unattended with the rotties, as I��m not sure it would not survive; however, I love it!
This was a very good find for me. We have a puppy and my daughter is obsessed with the dog so when it comes to feeding the puppy if I let her Poor the food she would make a big mess so this helps keeping the portions the dog should eat. So all my daughter does is takes the puppy to where the food is and I don��t have to worry about wasting food. It works great. I refill it every 2 days.
I got this for my 2 cats to share in the event I cannot be home at feeding time and (hopefully) for the occasional overnight travel. I was concerned my fraidy-cat female would run from it, but she took to it right away. I actually use it to store her dry food and put her dish inside the unit's food receptacle for day to day feeding when I'm home to keep her used to going there to eat. It was easy to program and I like that is had several time slots to choose from. I created a rather obnoxious voice recording where I tapped on the unit and used a specific tone and phrasing like I was calling them to eat. I wanted something they'd associate with only this unit and it worked well. The vocal recording is loud enough, but the sound quality is rather poor - but it does the job. I am not as concerned with portion control as I only use this intermittently and I'm using it for 2 cats. I have no way to know who eats what amount, but it was easy to set it so enough food comes out that they won't go hungry if I can't get home for hours. I didn't even bother to deal with the accessory for smaller portions. I just did some trial and error to see how much came out for 2 cats to share. My male cat is an eat-til-he's-full cat, but my female would eat until she exploded, so it's really not something I'll use for regular feeding. I am pleased with this purchase and it meets my needs. I would recommend this product.
I bought this because I sometimes forget to feed my lab or i feed him to much thinking I didn't feed him that day when I did. I have to be careful because my lab will eat even when he isnt hungry and ends up throwing up if he eats to much. I like this because it portions his food size and I can set a time to feed him that way i dont have to remember if his been feed or not. It was simple setting up. It took about 5 minutes to set the date, the portion of the food I wanted to give my dog and what time I wanted it to dispense the food. I liked that it gives you the option to have it plugged in or run it with batteries because I might have it outside in the summer because my dog loves outside so it will probably be running on battery tell it starts to get colder and I have to bring it in.
This product is amazing! It has been a game changer for me and my little fur ball. I love that I can go visit my parents over night and not have to worry about my cat being fed! It has also made a huge impact on my relationship with my cat. He used to wake me up every morning by meowing, pawing my face and just being a nuisance until I fed him. Now, he knows that his food doesn��t come from me and bothering me won��t get him anything. He stopped! I get to sleep in now and enjoy my mornings and he��s happy because he gets fed before I even wake up!
Dawn to dusk
This works well for my cat. I don't have to worry that I forgot to feed her. And I just switch it off when I travel. Easy to program.
I got this for my cat so when I went into labor I would not have to worry about boarding my cat or relying on a friend or family member to feed my cat for the few days of my hospitalization. We ended up using it several weeks before my due date so she could get used to it. My cat loves her feeder and will wait at her feed times for the food to drop. We set it up with a jingle from Austin Powers with Dr. Evil singing "I want chicken, I want liver, meow mix meow mix please deliver" by holding our phone up to the microphone while playing a video clip from YouTube and it came out really well. She is actually trained now to come running downstairs if she hears the jingle and is not already perched next to the feeder. Since having my baby, we have also relied on this feeder for overnight or weekend trips. The only downside to the device is during ant season it attracts quite a few unwanted pests as they are able to crawl up into the food area.
One of the best product! Our golden retriever loves it. We love that we can set the portion for each meal time and record our own voices. Humane design is awesome too!
This is really awesome because I can put a bag of cat food in it and set the timer to feed my cats. This way when I'm not at home, they are feed and it will feed them all week long. The voice recording is nice, so they can hear my voice. It's easy to set up and clean.
Wow, this gadget is amazing! My dog has gotten used to the sound of the food and the times and now I don't need to worry about whether I have fed her or not. This device does a great job taking care of that. The custom recording is a neat feature and the adjustable portion sizes are a mega bonus! I have not had any issues so far, and it works wonderfully!!
Would recommend getting for your dog if your schedule is inflexible.
My son's cat is overweight and he was struggling to control his portion sizing. This eliminates the struggle and feeds the cat when they are at work or away. (side note: the cat is unhappy that he doesn't get as much food. I have seen several dirty look photos.)
I purchased this feeder for my pot belly pig and it works perfectly! I did not attach the food tray and hung it on the fence so she could not root it around to try to get the food out. The programing is very strait forward and in military time which leaves no room to mess up the am and pm feedings which is a great feature. Excellent product so far.
It's already paid for itself since I am only feeding my cats and not every racoon in the neighborhood.
I absolutely am in LOVE with this automatic feeder now! I originally bought this for a long weekend that I would be away from my cat, as I didn't have any close family or friends who could come by to feed Hobbes. This allowed me to program certain feeding times and worked perfectly while I was gone. It was so convenient that I will probably just start using this daily, as sometimes my cat gets fed twice accidentally by both my partner and I. This would eliminate those types of mistakes. Couldn't be easier than use.
I bought this for my rabbit (indoor pet) for when we go out or on a short trip and sometimes can't feed our rabbit on time. It has worked wonderful for the past year without any issues. I set it to feed 3X per day, The serving sizes have a wide variety of ranges and can be customized to fit your pets needs. We really like this and recommend it to anyone who needs to go on a short vacation or can't be home all the time.
This holds a regular bag of cat food. The lid locks tight. Sleek design. Accurate timers. Our cat went from being obsessed with food to being relaxed. He knows when it's time to eat.
The feeder works consistently. The portion size is more or less the same. I make sure it doesn't run low on kibble. It's easy to program, although I wish it didn't run on a 24 hour clock. The other thing that I dislike is opening it. It's hard for me to push the button and lift the top at the same time.
Like the design and the fact that you can see how much food is left. Like that you don't have to turn the food dispenser over with the food in it. Problem is that the clock is losing time so it is not dispensing the food when we want. We have tried it with and without the batteries. The control panel gets completely locked up when the low battery light comes on and at this point we have to unplug everything and start over setting the dispense schedule back up. This light stays on, even if the batteries are out. The batteries are at the bottom of the unit, so they are difficult to change or get to if the unit is full.
I recently took on the feeding of an abandoned outdoor cat and was worried about the cat being fed while I was on vacation. This unit was a lifesaver. The cat got her meals on schedule and was so happy to see me when I returned. I will continue to use it in the future. I used the battery feature instead of plugging it up.
sometimes I take a short trip and I hated having to depend on someone to feed my cats. This feeder is absolutely wonderful! It is very easy to operate. I have 2 small cats and I saw feedback regarding difficulty changing to a small feeder, so I decided to test the large feeder. My cats eat IAMS so the nuggets are small. I first tried 1 portion and it was way too little for 2 cats. Two portions twice a day was perfect. I recommend testing the large feeder that comes already attached before you go through the trouble of changing to a small feeder.
We have three cats that aren't good at sharing. They wouldn't share a single feeder so we got 3, and if the feeders were not in perfect sync then one cat would just eat all the food. We ended up getting all three in perfect sync (the food comes out at EXACTLY the same time). Here's how...
The key is to get the hidden seconds timer synchronized since the minutes and hours can be adjusted with buttons. The key insight is that the seconds start ticking as soon as power is applied. Thus you need only to apply power to each at the same time (or at least the same seconds). A few methods are possible:
Build quality is fantastic, and the unit is heavy enough to prevent (most) cast from knocking it over. The lid clips shut so that even if it were toppled, no food would come out.
The programmability of this unit is fantastic. You can program multiple meals per day at any time you wish, even with different sized portions for each meal!
****UPDATE--I reached out to manufacturer and they replaced my faulty unit. New one works well****Had to give a 1 star rating because Wopet would not let me submit review otherwise.. However I got mine in March, it's now end of April and it no longer dispenses. From the start it's always been slow to dispense but now all of a sudden it stopped. I thought maybe it had kibble stuck near or around the rotary so I opened and cleaned but no luck. Quality is cheap. Not worth the money spent especially to have it break after less than a year. Trust me... Do not buy!
Debated on several auto feeders and this ending up working so well for our pup. We played with the portion sizing to get to the right match for our pup and now it works seamlessly. Such a stress reliever of you can't get home to your pet in time for their meal!
Great feeder! Cat loves to hear the recorded voice when its food time!
Perfect for our cat when we go away for weekend trips. There are many different options to adjust the portion size and you can select up to 4 feedings per day. We like the battery back-up option in case the power goes out or our cat unplugs it. The top where you load the food locks securely and food will not come out if the feeder is tipped or the cat sticks their paw up into it (unlike previous feeders we��ve had). Overall very satisfied and it��s worth the price!
Bought my first one to see if it would work and how long it would last feeding 2 cats. Full canester lasted 3 weeks after figuring out the proper serving size for each feeding. Easy to set up and change serving sizes except you have to go all the way though the serving sizes to decrease the serving size, just my querk. Bought a second one and placed it down stairs giving each cat their own feeder, so going away for a month both cats should be happily fed. They have cat genie liter boxes that self clean and flush so the cats always have a fresh box for their business food provided 4 times a day and of course a never ending supply of fresh water in their bowl plumbed into to waterline. Video cameras keep us in touch via internet so if a problem does arise a call will bring them help. Happy cats yield happy wife.
Sooo it works. And my dog hasn��t found out how to open it. So that��s great. I also love that it has up to four meals. And the voice thing. Also the portion amount goes up to 30 so it can handle larger breeds. My 6 month old lab only uses 7 servings per meal.
The UI and buttons thing needs adjusting. It takes so long. Also the voice recorder is so muffled.
Easy to program and re-program. Easy to disable when you need to. I have a crazy dog who will stop at nothing to get into it, and I did have to add some velcro to keep her from opening the lid, but she hasn��t been able to break into it since. It��s been tumbled all over the place and still works great!
My cat destroys automatic feeders by shredding the wheel that dispenses food in most models. This feeder works the same way, so it's days are numbered. The biggest issue I have with this model is you need to disassemble it to set it up for small pets. It took about 30 minutes to remove the large pet food wheel thi g and put the cat sized one on. Hopefully it takes lo her for my cat to figure out how to trash this thing.
Very happy with this, have had it for over a month for one cat. I found the setup to be rather simple with the instructions, you just have to hold down one button while pressing another to set the timers. Easy enough with digital screen. It��s been reliable every day, I��ve heard it go off exactly on time for all meals, and I put some D batteries in it and unplugged to test if it works without power and it does! For one indoor cat, it holds about one month of food or more. Really love having the peace of mind that my kitty is fed at the same time every day.
jose f camacho
So far so good. Didn��t use the bowls that came with it. But because it is a review I did try to use the bowl and my dogs did not like it. It was too slippery. My pitbul would use his tongue as if drinking and my husky would just toss the food on the floor then eat it. Thought it was pretty funny. But it did the job so I can��t mark it down for that. It works a lot better for me with it raised remove the bowl and let it falls right into there old bowls. I did sync the voice call which makes it a little louder. They can hear it from the backyard and come running. It was easy to set up without using the instruction and the portion for me are spot on so far. (15 portion for 1 1/2 cups). I was a little scare to buy this because of some reviews but it doing very good so far. Just hope it last a lot longer than what I heard in some reviews. Will follow up in a few month.
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I am surprisingly really pleased with this feeder. It is pretty quiet. You can put a ton of food in it and basically forget about it. I have it feed my cat 4 tiny meals a day. Sheused to be so food obsessed would just sit by her food dish and scream and swat. Now she doesn't associate food with me anymore. No more screaming. She seems very happy. I like that it has batteries and a power cord.
Cons: the instructions are a lot. Almost too many options
I very rarely ever write a review, but this company has some of the best customer service that I have ever dealt with. I contacted them about needing a new bottom tray and was willing to purchase one bc my new lab puppy had a chewing problem and messed it up. Not only did they replace the tray they also sent me a whole new feeder with it and they paid for the shipping for it too! Overall this product is a very good feeder and is very accurate and I have used the battery only function and it has lasted about 6 months on one set of batteries and is still going. Anyway, I would definitely recommend this company to anyone they are awesome!
This product so far has been awesome! It dispenses exactly at the time that we had scheduled and the correct amount. Our dog stays home alone for very long hours and because she is still a puppy we need to space out her feeding to three times a day. This machine has been super handy in this case. The only negative I would say is that my dog has figured out a way to sort of push/kick the machine back and it'll dispense one or two kibbles at a time. Otherwise I have no other negative comments, I would recommend.
I bought two of these for my cats.
These I like so far:
I absolutely love this automatic feeder it is easy to use. I like that it can be plugged directly into the wall. It is one of the best ones I have used!!
I like the size of it. But it does glitch once in a while. Like it would reset itself to one dose instead of 10. We have 5 cats they need more than that.
So I wouldn��t trust it 100%.
This is a great product, just remember to use the meals to set the amount of food to despense . That is where you set from 1-3 amounts. My cat likes it from the first meal, she is very suspicious!!!
Easy to use and works as described.
So, it seems to work well... but the portion sizes are a little difficult to figure out, and, more importantly, even though I added backup batteries, power outages (including unplugging the unit) seems to result in the schedule being reset and each meal being turned "off" (which means no food). We first discovered this when we had a power outage on our first trip where we were using this as a backup food source for our cats, which was confirmed after I got home, reset the schedule, then unplugged it to move it to another room and ended up having to reset the schedule again. I think this unit would probably work just fine for keeping your pets on a meal schedule while you're home to troubleshoot, or if you were able to plug it into a third-party battery backup rather than relying on its built-in battery backup option. As far as pros go, it holds a lot of food and is very easy to program!
1) Instruction manual was confusing and not clearly written.
2) Need to clarify that "manual sample" does not equate to actual desired setting
Overall, the instructions made this product frustrating to operate. However, once everything was figured out, the feeder operated without a problem. Our two cats seem to have adjusted, too.
I have purchased various automatic feeders for my pets. This is the first feeder that actually delivers the proper amount of food at the time programmed as feeding time and has done this to date without jamming.
This is a great product with a lot of functionality. You can fill it up with lots of food. So it is a great device that has a wide usability range. From big dogs to small dogs and cats can benefit from this feeder. It gives you the option of telling how many times a day it should feed your pet and how many portions on each feeding. That��s why it is a great product for all animal sizes as you can feed a lot for a big animal to a small size for a small cat. And I have used this device for all those types of animals individually and it did a great job. Recommended product.
Great product, I bought two over a year ago, one for each of my cats, I have batteries in them as backups in case the power goes out, they have worked on schedule without fail for over a year! Exactly what I needed. I have the 7L Auto pet feeder, just to be specific about which product I bought. This feeder is not wifi enabled, no camera and therefore does not work with the WO app.
Rachel Hawkins Baker
I love the recording feature in the custom sizes. I have found this to be a very reliable feeder.
Crazy AF Cop
We��ve had this several months now. It took my old dog a little bit to get used to, but now she knows when the motor starts it��s time to eat. I never recorded a message, so I cannot attest to that feature. She always gets her food, but is polite enough to let the dispenser finish putting out her full serving before she starts eating. The cord is too long for my use, but I think that��s actually a good thing as I��d rather a cord be too long than too short any day!
Now for the bad: The little black hard rubber thing that spins to push the food around randomly comes off and I find it somewhere in the vicinity of her food dish...it has little teeth marks from her accidentally thinking it was a piece of food. She now just spits it out. If you have a dog who eats weird stuff that��s something to keep in mind, my dog doesn��t do that kind of thing. Second, maybe it��s because she��s smart or maybe it��s because she��s a determined little beastie....but she can whack it and get a few pieces for a snack. She does this randomly throughout the day.
All in all, it does a great job, I don��t have to worry about her missing a meal if we don��t make it home in time, and because her portions are controlled better she��s lost weight!
MY dog was struggling on weekends with her morning feeding. She didn't love that we all wanted to sleep in instead of feed her. This pet feeder has solved all of those problems. It took a bit for us to get used to and not startled whenever it would go off. My main complaint is that trying to figure out portions was all just about experimenting. It gives you a guide in the instructions, but I don't think that is accurate. Having the four different meal options that you can set to different sizes is really nice.
I use this for an outdoor feral cat feeder. I set it up to feed three times a day to keep everybody happy. A little left over for the wildlife but the raccoon has tried to break into it many times and can not after I drove a metal fence post and two large zip ties.
This has revolutionized our life! We set the timer to feed our dog three meals a day, and we never even have to think about it! He has gotten used to the time schedule, too, so he will go and sit near it right before it��s time. You only have to refill it about once a week. It has made those 5 AM feedings so much easier on us!
2 In the garage for my 2 dogs. A little expensive but decided on these from people��s reviews. The worst one was it stopped working after 2.5 years. Really??? It��s moving parts inside dog food. People giving negative reviews of the default settings. Ummm. Change them. I��m trying them prior to going on vacation. Finally my plan is complete with a storm door with built in dog door and a kennel. Now your dog sitter can just stop once a day at their convenience instead of around 0730 and 1730. One of my dogs was afraid the first day from the noise of food dispensing but I left him in the garage and eventually he was hungry enough. He is fine now. My dogs eat 2 cups twice a day. After trial and error I figured out 9 servings is 1 cup. At first I had them dispense 1 cup at 0730 and another at 0731. Same for dinner but then realized the small looking bowl holds 2 cups (18 servings). Just play with it and figure your dog��s servings. If they eat exactly 1,2,3 cups it��s 9 servings for 1 cup. You��re welcome.
I've used many different timed feeders for my cats over the years. With this feeder, I can control the portion and space the food over four feedings. Other feeders I've had offered three or less feedings/day, portions that were too large, and could be broken into by a smart cat!! This feeder is doing exactly what I need it to do - and it's slick looking for a pet feeding station.
5.0 out of 5 starsGreat for pet owners
It feeds my little hell-raising cat on time, all day, every day. My only issue with this is that you have to install the "small pet" feeder option, and I didn't have a small screwdriver to take care of it with. But that's more on me, and not really on this product.
My little black cat has a tendency to eat too much at a time, and vomits as a result. We figured this is probably due to a slightly variant feeding schedule, as we often work between the hours of 4am and 9pm between the two of us. So, we got this feeder and since we have been using it, there's no more eating too much! There's no more random wake ups at 2am because he ate all his food and wants more. He's accepted that this machine is his new food master, and seems happy to buzz around it rather than us when it's getting close to a new feeding.
Overall pleased with this purchase. Easy to set up, performs reliably and on time, and has a large enough capacity that I can fill it up with food as little as once a month (though I use it for a cat not a dog). Would recommend.
I have been using this product for a few months, and it has never let me down. I have it set to 4 small (size 2) feedings a day because my fat cat binges if I leave too much food in his bowl. If I leave him alone for the weekend, I know he is being fed. He is so use to the schedule, I find him sitting by the feeder a few minutes before it feeds. Excellent product, I recommend it without hesitation!
Ellen J. Neely-smith
Great buy! Exactly as described.
When I initially received my feeder and set it up, it worked great for the first couple of days. Then I noticed that it wasn't keeping time, and that it was no longer dispensing the correct amounts. I tried all of the usual troubleshooting, but the issues continued to worsen. I contacted support, and they immediately sent me a new unit (a great support experience, thank you!).
I have used the replacement for a few months now, and it works perfectly. The amounts are consistent, and the time is accurate. It's relief to finally have this reliably automated and not have to worry about dispensing dry food anymore. The option for a battery backup seals the deal. Highly recommend it!
Bought this and were worried about our cats taking to it as it was mechanical. Not an issue even for these 2 suspicious types. I practically did not need to even look at the manual/guide to set it up. Really happy about food portioning options and happy that cats will get used to 4 evenly-spaced meals a day on days we are away.
This feeder is awesome. I really like the auger of this unit instead of the flimsy plastic paddles of the other unit I had bought and had to return because the paddles would jam up on one kibble of food.
I have been using this feeder for about a month now and we have had no issues. We feed our dog the Kirkland 1/2" kibble and have no issues with any jamming. I have the unit plugged in outside under my porch.
The unit has some great features the other units don't have. The top lid has a locking feature that keeps raccoons and possums out as well as keeps the food dry. The dispenser comes with two sizes of augers. One for small kibbles (food) and one for large kibbles. I use the large auger for the 1/2" kibbles. The food doesn't clog or jam up. The dispenser detects if there is still food in the bowl and won't dispense any until that is gone. The unit allows you to program a message for your dog. The speakers aren't the best but it still works just fine. Its very easy to program. You can program 3 meals a day and up to I believe 36 portions. Each portion is about 1/4 of a cup. After some trial and error I have found for my German Sheppard I give her 22 portions in the morning and 28 for dinner. Even though the bowl seems small she has no issues eating from it. Great unit.... I highly recommend.
I think this is the best one. My research seemed to show this one has the best control over portion size of all of the feeders. You can set up to 4 meals a day. The container is removable for washing. It comes with a smaller feed gear that I did change to. I find with my small kibble (instinct brand cat food), the smallest portion seems to be about 2 Tablespoons not teaspoons.
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Great product. We've been using it for weeks and it seems to operate flawlessly. I definitely recommend
Honestly had some difficulty putting together the smaller hopper for small animals. The instructions were poor and unclear. Portion size chart would have been as I spent 35 minutes trying to figure out why manual mode was giving my cats literally like 10 kibbles. It's a bit better thana feeder I had before but like most auto feeders, the technology is clearly needing to be perfected.
I got this product for multiple reasons:
1. My cat is completely obsessed with food so then results in him being obsessed with telling me how often he wants food and I no longer wanted to be the hand that feeds.
2. Due to his obsession, he will eat a mountain if I gave it to him. This machine gives me the ability to regulate the amount of food he's getting over 24 hours and how much per serving he gets. He is able to maintain a healthy diet by eating less more often and I'm not responsible for correct portioning! The feeder does the exact amount every time.
3. I have peace of mind when I go out to dinner after work and can't make it home beforehand - I know he's been fed!