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This Smart Gadget Allows Alexa to Feed Your Pet From Your Smartphone

Automatic Pet Feeder Alexa
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Amazon’s Alexa has added yet another helpful feature to her growing list of impressive capabilities. Now, the virtual personal assistant can even feed your pet while you’re away with PetNet Smart Feeder. You can schedule feeding times from your smartphone, and the PetNet Smart Feeder takes care of the rest. If you’re a frequent traveler with a dog or cat at home, this smart accessory will be your new favorite gadget. Find out more details from Boy Genius Report below:

From BGR:
Is there anything Alexa can’t do at this point? Amazon’s awesome virtual personal assistant can do everything from setting the temperature in your house to watering your lawn, and now there’s another awesome skill you can add to the list: Alexa can feed your cat or dog. The Petnet SmartFeeder is a brilliant gadget that can automatically feed your pet on a schedule, and it can be controlled from your smartphone. Now, Alexa has been added to the list of ways to feed your dog or cat! Just say the magic words and the SmartFeeder will spit out the perfect portion for your pup or kitty.

amazon alexa pet feeder Image courtesy of Amazon

Here are some more key details from the product page:
-2017 New and improved SmartFeeder features include a stronger feeding wheel, better bowl connection and relocated charging port so the SmartFeeder sits flush with the wall.
-All purchases include a free SmartFeeder Ramp designed for kibbles that need help sliding into the bowl. (claim yours at Petnet.io)
-Using the Petnet App you can personalize food portions and automate your pet’s meal schedule.
-Get notifications for meals served, low food, delivery updates and more.
Sign-up for SmartDelivery and have your pet’s food delivered. **SmartDelivery is still in beta and not all food recipes are available yet.
-Power: Built-in rechargeable battery, chew-resistant USB cable and U.S. A/C adapter
-Food: Dispenses portions of 1/16 – 1 1/2 cups / Securely stores 5lbs – 7lbs of dry food in hopper / Made for kibbles sizes 1/8″ – 5/8″ in diameter – works best with round kibble

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