Baxter and Buddy received their Barkbox yesterday and, as usual, we tore right into it. If you don’t already know, Barkbox is a monthly subscription box for dogs. Packages start at $29/month, $23/month for 3-months or $18/month for 6-months. Yes, there are subscription boxes for dogs. And cats. There was just a Groupon for Barkbox (I posted about it on FB because people always ask), so if you missed it, that sucks.
This month’s Barkbox was bigger than the other ones I have received. I didn’t realize they had different sized boxes, but it makes sense that they do.
Unlike when I make B or L wait while I take pictures, Baxter and Buddy don’t mind. At least they don’t do anything about it if they do care. They just stand there are stare at me.
I’ve said it before, but I’ll tell you again, Barkbox doesn’t have monthly themes. They did suggest that you sit down with your dog this month and discuss the importance about dental heath because February is National Pet Dental Health Month. Good to know!
Here’s what was in February’s Barkbox:
~Pet Qwerks Krinkle and Squeak Newspaper ($11.90): This squeaks and makes loud krinkle noises? What’s not to like? I’ve found that the dogs (and WB for that matter) are drawn to loud toys. In fact, I saw WB eyeing this when I opened the box.
~Aussie Naturals Candy Ball – Small ($7.99): This is a toy in a toy and I am fascinated by it. When your dogs get through the top two-tone wool layer (and you know they will), there is a solid wound Wooly Cotton Ball inside. I think the furries are going to be surprised that the toy doesn’t get tossed once they break through.
~Wet Noses Dog Treats (Cheddar and Agave & Pear) ($3.98): These organic treats are free of corn, wheat and soy. And once again, it reminds me of good my dogs have it! As a side note, since you all like Baxter, I got all worried that his nose wasn’t wet the other night and was this close to calling doggy-911. Turns out it was because he was sleeping. Good thing I didn’t call.
~Get Naked Super Antioxidant Dog Treats ($6.79): These chews help to remove plaque, tartar & freshen breath and are kinda perfect for the this month! Baxter (and Buddy really) get yelled at at every vet appointment about their teeth. I suspect it’s partially because the vet wants us to pay for a cleaning while they sedate the dogs which is like $300, but we’re going to give these treats a go instead .
~$10 Wag.com Coupon: I am going to count this in the value of the box since it does not appear there is a minimum order requirement. I’ve never ordered from wag.com, so I am curious to check them out.
All totaled, I came up with a value of $40.66 for the February Barkbox. If you paid $29 and just got one month it’s a deal and if you paid $18 because you got a 6-month subscription, you got an even better deal. Once my Groupon ran out, I told myself I’d cancel. But yeah, that’s not happening. The furries love Barkbox and so do I.
Do you subscribe to Barkbox? What’d you think of this month’s box? And if you want to subscribe or learn more, click here. Oh and did I mention you can use the code “RAMBLING10″ to save $10? Makes for a pretty good deal no??