Dog Feeders

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Welcome to Waggs.co.za, your one-stop shop for premium dog feeders designed to suit every dog’s needs. A dog feeder is a specially designed device that dispenses food to your furry friend, ensuring they receive the right amount of nutrition at consistent intervals.

Our dog feeders offer numerous benefits, such as promoting healthy eating habits, maintaining a regular feeding schedule, and preventing overeating. They also provide convenience for pet parents, as they can help manage mealtime even when you’re not at home.

At Waggs.co.za, we offer a wide range of dog feeders, including gravity feeders, electronic feeders, and slow feeders, all made from high-quality materials like stainless steel, ceramic, and BPA-free plastic. With our vast selection, you’re sure to find the perfect feeder that meets your dog’s unique requirements.

Don’t wait any longer! Keep your furry friend well-fed and happy with a top-quality dog feeder from Waggs.co.za. Shop now and give your dog the dining experience they deserve!

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  • SureFeed – Microchip Cat Feeder

    R2,899

    The SureFeed Microchip Cat Feeder is a convenient and reliable way to keep your cat’s food fresh. Waggs Pet Shop guarantees quality and durability with this product. This feeder is designed to keep out other animals and pests, ensuring your pet gets the food they need. The microchip technology helps to activate the feeder when your pet is nearby, and our product is perfect for pet owners who need to control their cat’s food intake.

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  • PetSafe 5 Meal Pet Feeder

    R1,549

    Make feeding time easy and healthy with the PetSafe 5 Meal Pet Feeder available at Waggs Pet Shop. This automatic feeder comes with five food compartments to make feeding your dog or cat hassle-free. The PetSafe 5 Meal Pet Feeder is also perfect for pets with special dietary needs or weight control programs. Treat your pet with this high-quality product from Waggs Pet Shop, the best pet products reseller in South Africa.

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  • PetSafe 2 Meal Pet Feeder

    R649

    The PetSafe 2 Meal Pet Feeder is the perfect solution for busy pet owners. This automatic feeder is designed to dispense food for your pet at specific times throughout the day. With a capacity of 1.5 cups per compartment, you can be sure that your pet gets the right amount of food at the right time. High-quality, reliable, and easy-to-use, the PetSafe 2 Meal Pet Feeder is a must-have for any pet owner who wants to keep their cat or dog healthy and happy.

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  • Petsafe Healthy Pet Simply Feed 12 Meal Automatic Pet Feeder

    R3,499

    Make feeding time for your pet easier and healthier with the Petsafe Healthy Pet Simply Feed 12 Meal Automatic Pet Feeder, now available at Waggs Pet Shop. This reliable and high-quality product ensures your pet gets the right amount of food at the right time, promoting healthy digestion and reducing the risk of overeating. Powered by battery, the feeder is capable of serving up to 12 meals, and features slow feed options for pets who eat too quickly. Trust Petsafe and Waggs Pet Shop to provide only the best for your furry friend.

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  • SureFeed Sealed Pet Bowl

    R1,599

    Make mealtime cleaner and more hygienic with the SureFeed Sealed Pet Bowl from Waggs Pet Shop. Our pet bowl features a motion-activated lid that opens to reveal your pet’s food and closes after they finish eating, keeping the food fresh and free from flies and other pests. Ideal for both wet and dry food, our bowl is designed to prevent spills and messes while also reducing pet food odors. Its innovative design ensures that your pet’s food remains fresh and hygienic for longer, making it a must-have for passionate pet owners. Order your SureFeed Sealed Pet Bowl today and give your pet the mealtime experience they deserve!

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  • PetSafe Digital Two Meal Pet Feeder

    R1,199

    The PetSafe Digital Two Meal Pet Feeder is an automatic pet feeder that makes it easy to maintain your pet’s feeding routine when you’re busy or away. With its digital timer, you can set the feeder to dispense your pet’s meals on a schedule, preventing overeating and obesity. The feeder has two compartments, each of which holds up to 355ml of food. The design is pet-friendly, easy to clean and durable. Purchase the PetSafe Digital Two Meal Pet Feeder at Waggs Pet Shop, the official PetSafe products reseller in South Africa.

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  • Xiaomi EU Smart Pet Food Feeder

    R2,599

    The Xiaomi EU Smart Pet Food Feeder available at Waggs Pet Shop is a top-rated, automatic feeder that ensures you can feed your pet even when you’re not around. This feeder is easy to use and compatible with iOS and Android devices, making feeding time hassle-free. You can set up feeding schedules, portion sizes and enjoy peace of mind knowing your pet is always fed. Get the best for your pet with Xiaomi EU Smart Pet Food Feeder.

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How to Choose a Dog Feeder

Selecting the right dog feeder for your furry friend is essential to maintain a healthy diet and ensure they're well-fed even when you're not at home. With so many options available, how do you know which feeder is the best for your dog? In this article, we'll guide you through the process of choosing the perfect dog feeder, keeping in mind factors like types, materials, size, and special features. Let's get started!

Types of Dog Feeders

There are several types of dog feeders available, each with its unique features and benefits. We'll discuss the most common types here.

Gravity Feeders

Gravity feeders are a simple and cost-effective option. They rely on gravity to dispense food into the bowl as your dog eats. These feeders are best suited for dogs who don't overeat or have a regular feeding schedule, as they can't regulate the food intake.

Electronic Feeders

Electronic feeders offer more control over your dog's feeding schedule. They use a timer and a portion control system to dispense food at preset times and quantities. These feeders are perfect for dogs with specific dietary needs or those prone to overeating.

Slow Feeders

Slow feeders are designed to slow down your dog's eating pace, which can help prevent digestive issues and obesity. They usually have ridges or compartments that make it more challenging for your dog to access the food, forcing them to eat more slowly.

Material Considerations

The material used in the construction of a dog feeder can affect durability, hygiene, and ease of cleaning. Here are the most common materials:

Plastic

Plastic feeders are lightweight and affordable, but they can scratch easily, creating places for bacteria to grow. Some dogs may also develop allergies to certain plastics.

Stainless Steel

Stainless steel feeders are durable, easy to clean, and resist bacteria growth. They're also a more expensive option, but their longevity and hygienic properties make them worth the investment.

Ceramic

Ceramic feeders are attractive and heavy, which can be helpful if your dog tends to tip over their bowl. However, they can chip or break if dropped and may require more careful cleaning.

Feeder Size and Capacity

Consider your dog's size and appetite when choosing a feeder. A small feeder may not hold enough food for a large dog, while an oversized feeder might be too tall for a small breed.

portability and Design

A dog feeder's design and portability should be considered, especially if you travel often or have limited space. Some feeders have collapsible bowls, while others have integrated storage compartments for kibble. Choose a feeder that best suits your lifestyle and home environment.

Ease of Cleaning and Maintenance

A dog feeder should be easy to clean and maintain to ensure your dog's health and hygiene. Look for feeders with removable bowls or compartments that can be easily washed or even dishwasher-safe.

Special Features

Some dog feeders come with additional features that can enhance your dog's feeding experience or make it easier for you to manage their diet.

Timers and Scheduling

Electronic feeders with timers and scheduling options are great for pet parents who want to control their dog's mealtime and portion sizes, especially if they have specific dietary needs.

Voice Recording

Some electronic feeders have a voice recording feature, allowing you to record a personalized message for your dog, which can be played during mealtime. This can help soothe anxious pets who struggle with separation anxiety.

Wi-Fi Connectivity

High-tech dog feeders can connect to Wi-Fi, enabling you to control and monitor your dog's feeding schedule remotely through a smartphone app. This is particularly useful for those with unpredictable schedules or who want to keep an eye on their dog's eating habits.

Conclusion

Choosing the right dog feeder can significantly impact your dog's health and well-being. Consider factors such as feeder type, material, size, design, ease of cleaning, and special features when making your decision. With the right dog feeder, you'll have peace of mind knowing your furry friend is well-fed and cared for even when you're not at home.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use a dog feeder for my cat?

While some feeders might be suitable for both cats and dogs, it's best to choose a feeder specifically designed for your pet's species. Cats and dogs have different dietary needs and feeding behaviors.

How often should I clean my dog's feeder?

Ideally, you should clean your dog's feeder daily to prevent bacteria buildup. If this isn't possible, try to clean it at least once a week.

Are slow feeders suitable for all dogs?

While slow feeders can benefit most dogs, they might not be suitable for flat-faced breeds (brachycephalic) as they may struggle to access the food.

Can I use a dog feeder for wet food?

Some electronic feeders are designed for wet food, but most gravity feeders and slow feeders are best suited for dry kibble.

Do I still need a dog feeder if I'm home all day?

Even if you're home all day, a dog feeder can help maintain consistent feeding times and portion control, ensuring a healthy diet for your pet.