Automatic Feeders & Fountains FAQs
How do automatic dog feeders and fountains work, and what are their benefits?
Automatic dog feeders and fountains are designed to automatically dispense food or water to your dog on a regular schedule or as needed. They can be a convenient way to ensure your dog has access to fresh food and water throughout the day, especially if you are away from home for extended periods.
What types of automatic dog feeders and fountains are available, and which should I choose?
Many types of automatic dog feeders and fountains are available, including gravity feeders, programmable feeders, and smart feeders that can be controlled with an app. Consider your dog's feeding and drinking habits, as well as your lifestyle and schedule, when choosing a feeder or fountain.
How do I set up and maintain an automatic dog feeder or fountain?
Setting up an automatic dog feeder or fountain typically involves filling the container with food or water, setting the timer, or programming the dispenser. It's important to follow the manufacturer's instructions and test the feeder or fountain before leaving your dog alone with it. To maintain the device, clean it regularly according to the instructions and check for any signs of wear or damage.
Are automatic dog feeders and fountains safe for my dog to use?
Yes, automatic dog feeders and fountains can be safe for your dog to use when used properly. However, it's important to choose a high-quality device that is durable and safe for your dog to interact with. Always monitor your dog's use of the device and make any necessary adjustments to ensure they are using it safely and effectively.
Can I use an automatic dog feeder or fountain for multiple dogs?
Yes, you can use an automatic dog feeder or fountain for multiple dogs. However, choosing a device with a large enough capacity to accommodate all of your dogs' needs is important. Additionally, monitor your dogs' use of the device to ensure they are each getting the proper amount of food or water.
Dog Feeders and Fountains
Automatic feeders, fountains, and waterers provide the utmost convenience for you and your dog. Automatic dog feeders are the perfect solution for pet owners who travel or have busy schedules.
Homes Alive Pets provides a great selection of feeders and fountains. Shop brand names like Pioneer Pet, Dogit, and PetSafe.
Fountains are perfect for keeping your dog’s water bowl full and therefore your dog hydrated at all times. Pioneer Pet offers a couple different options for pet drinking fountains. Check out the stylish Pioneer Pet Premium Plastic Swan Fountain for an elegantly designed fountain that runs quietly and smoothly. This fountain is for those pets that prefer their water from the water fountain and nowhere else!
You can also find the Pioneer Pet Plastic Drinking Fountain on the Homes Alive shop. This beautiful fountain takes on a raindrop design!
PetSafe also offers water fountains for dogs. PetSafe’s Drinkwell 360º Plastic Pet Fountain allows for more than one dog or pet to drink at a time. It is perfect if you have multiple dogs.
Dogit and PetSafe are the go-tos for easy automatic feeders. Dogit is known for their Gravity Feeder, a feeder with a simple design that allows dog food to fall into place as it is eaten. Instead of tricks and levers, Dogit’s feeders use gravity to allow dog bowls to fill automatically with dog treats or dry kibble. The transparent reservoir with removable top lid allows you to see when it is time to top the pet container up!
For all of your pets’ needs, Homes Alive Pets has a wide variety of cat food, dog food, dog accessories and cat supplies. Happy shopping!