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Automatic Pet Feeder
You're going to like this new pet feeder designed to automatically dish out food to cats or dogs for 3 to 4 weeks unattended.
Grant Sanstrom, president of Overland Carrier, Inc., Parker, Wash., says his new "Feed-A-Meal" pet feeder feeds pets automatically when you're on vacation, and helps prevent over-feeding when you're at home.
"Veterinarians agree that all pets will overeat if given the chance. The Feed-A-Meal dishes out pre-set daily portions of dry pet food at the same time every day, keeping animals on a regular, healthy schedule," says Sanstrom.
The feeder uses an electric motor hooked to a timer to drive a set of plastic paddles. You can adjust the amount of feed from 8 to 16 oz. per feeding and feed once or several times per day. The standard model for large dogs holds 5 lbs. of dry food. The volume is increased by adding extra extension hoppers that each hold 12 lbs. of feed. The feeder could be expanded indefinitely, or connected up to a larger feed bin. An indicator light on the unit tells when it's low on feed and must be refilled.
The entire feeder is made from moisture-resistant plastic and sells for $89.95. Additional hoppers are available for $14.95. A second model for cats, or small dogs, that feeds out from 2 to 6 oz. of food per feeding also sells for $89.95.
For more information, contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Portion Control Feeders, Overland Carrier, Inc., P.O. Box 138, Parker, Wash. 98939 (ph 509 877-3688).

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