October BarkBox Review + Buy One Get One FREE Coupon

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Dog lovers,  Daisy got her October BarkBox, and it’s full of spooky and fun Halloween-themed dog toys and treats! If you’re new to the blog, or just missed our previous reviews, BarkBox is a monthly subscription box service for dogs. Each box your dog receives is customized for their size, allergies and comes with a happiness guarantee to make sure your dog loves everything they receive. You can learn more on our BarkBox Coupons and Reviews main page.

October BarkBox

As with previous years (Daisy has had a BarkBox subscription since 2012) this October BarkBox is dedicated to Halloween fun. Since she isn’t really a fan of dressing up, we love having extra special Halloween dog toys and treats to help her celebrate. Here’s a quick rundown of what was in her box this month and the retail values if items were purchased separately.


Healthy Dogma Bacon Treats ($8) These treats are made in the USA with a hearty barley batter, oats, tons of veggies…AND BACON!

Green Bark Skin and Coat Gummies ($8) Super-tasty treats,e made in the USA and filled with omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidant-rich greens to make a super-healthy snack.

Thinkers Single 8″ Salmon Stick ($3) From our pals at Plato Pet Treats, this treat stick is made in the USA oodles of tasty salmon and is packed full of Omega-3s.


Count Drool Culas Bite Dog Toy ($10) This squeaky toy is designed so that when your dog bites it, it looks like they have vampire teeth. I haven’t been able to get Daisy to hold still long enough to get a photo of her with it in her mouth…she’s too busy playing with it!

Eye Ball Tug Toy ($12) Not only does this toy glow in the dark, but it’s also super fun for tug and fetch.

Total retail value of the box if items were purchased separately: $41. That just shows what a great value you get with a BarkBox subscription since plans start as low as $20/month including FREE Shipping!

Free extras: This month’s BarkBox also included a cute Halloween sign to let trick-or-treaters know that this house has dog-friendly treats. And we also got some cute cards to give out that have a code for a FREE month of BarkBox.

FREE BarkBox Code

Speaking of FREE BarkBox…YOU can get a FREE month with the purchase of ANY BarkBox plan (12-month, 6-month, and even with the 1-month plan). Just use this link and be sure to enter BarkBox code: WOOFWOOFMAMA at checkout.

Dogs And Their People: New BarkPost Book Release + Giveaway!

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There’s a new dog book being released today and it’s sure to make the top of the wish list for all the dog lovers you know, because it’s not just any dog book. It’s THE #BarkBook from the humans over at BarkPost! They’re the same creative, dog-crazy folks who bring us BarkBox and BarkShop, so you KNOW it’s going to be humorous, cute, quirky and an all-around good time.

Daisy, Woof Woof Papa and I were super excited to receive an advance copy, and we’ve been howling with laughter, and more than a little bit in awe, over the amazing photos and stories. We’ve gotten our paws on more than a few dog-related books in our day, but Dogs and Their People might just be the most perfect dog book yet!

Dogs and Their People spotlights over 200 unique and remarkable dogs. Some are celebrity dogs while others are just making their debut. All bring to life and celebrate the crazy, consuming, insatiable love we feel for the World’s Ultimate Best Friend in a book that is sure to win the hearts of dog lovers everywhere.

Available in hardcover starting today, at Amazon.com (currently $14.70), Target.com (currently $16.51), BarkShop.com, and your favorite local bookseller. Get a copy for yourself, and be sure to snag one for each and every dog lover on your holiday gift list!


Book Giveaway for Dogs and Their People: 10 WINNERS

Thanks to the publisher, we’re giving away 10 copies of Dogs and Their People! Enter to win using the Rafflecopter contest widget below. Giveaway is open to US residents age 18+ and ends at 11:59pm ET on 10/24/16. Good luck everybody!

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FREE Month of Dog’s Best Trend Subscription + WIN a Year of Style for Your Dog

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Is your dog a fashion hound, or do you know a dog who deserves a special gift? We’re super excited about the newest subscription gift service for dogs: Dog’s Best Trend. It’s a monthly dose of  unique style for your fur kid! Each month your dog will receive a fashion-forward satin scarf with an exclusive design that you can’t buy anywhere else, delivered right to your door.

Daisy has received both the September and the October scarves so far, and I’m super impressed with the look and feel. It’s really fun to be surprised with a new design pattern each month. Here she is wearing the September Scarf from Dog’s Best Trend:



The October Dog’s Best Trend Scarf is a cool purple and orange design that’s just right for Fall and Halloween! Daisy wears a purple leash, collar and harness when we go walking so this one fits her style all the way!

In addition to a beautifully wrapped gift box with personalized card and designer dog scarf, your gift recipient also receives an info card describing the pet charity partner of the month. Each month, a portion of every subscription is donated to a different dog rescue or charity. The card also features the designer of the month.


When you join dogsbesttrend.com, you tell them your dog’s size and your subscription plan is customized for either a Small Dog (under 35 lbs) or Large Dog (over 35 lbs). Daisy is just about 50 lbs and the large is perfect. You also let them know if your dog is a boy or a girl.


The membership is super affordable AND includes FREE Shipping.

You get the FIRST MONTH FREE when you signup using this link.

WIN 12-Months of Scarves from Dog’s Best Trend ($99 value)

One lucky dog lover is going to WIN a 1-Year Subscription to Dog’s Best Trend! Enter using the Rafflecopter contest widget below and choose the optional entries as you wish. The giveaway is open to US residents, age 18+ and ends at 11:59pm ET on 10/23/16. Good luck everybody!

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Bark to School with Daisy: September BarkBox Review + Buy One Month Get One Month FREE!

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Hey fur kids, this month’s BarkBox is just in time for Back to School. Grab your number 2 pencil and start taking notes because school’s in session and you’ll learn everything you need to know about BarkBox monthly subscription service for dogs plus we’ll be handing out some super special Extra Credit for all of our star students who pay attention til the very end of class!

BarkBox 101

BarkBox is a subscription service especially for dogs. Each month, your dog receives a customized delivery of toys, treats, goodies and dog gifts, handpicked by the fine folks at BarkBox.com. Each month’s box has a unique and clever theme. You can check out some of our previous BarkBox Reviews to see photos and descriptions of past themes including: Country Fair, Summer Olympics, California and more.

BarkBox subscription rates start as low as $20/month with Free Shipping…a GREAT value compared with ordering similar items individually. And I can’t really put a price on how excited Daisy gets each month when her box arrives. Her daddy and I just love the surprises each month. BarkBox always sends us items we would never have thought to look for. Many of the toys and treats are designed and produced exclusively for BarkBox and you can only get them with either a BarkBox subscription or at the Bark Shop.


September BarkBox Review

The theme for the September BarkBox is Bark To School.  Daisy’s box included just about everything school supply a pup needs for the new semester. Keep in mind that items in boxes will vary depending on your dog’s size, allergies and other options you can customize in your BarkBox profile. Here’s a look at what was in the September BarkBox for Daisy along with the retail price if you would like to purchase items separately:


Teacher’s Pet Treats (retail value $6): It’s 2016; an apple on Teacher’s desk doesn’t cut it anymore. Earn the best seat in class with these tasty pork & apple treats, made in the USA by Treat Simple. The ingredients list is delightfully short: oat flour, pork, honey, apples, canola oil. That’s it. No wheat, no soy, no weird fillers, no goofy preservatives. Just 5 tasty ingredients.

My Doggy All-Natural Apple Duck Treats (retail value $8): These crunchy biscuits are baked in the USA by with duck, apples, and egg blended into a hearty rye flour batter.

YAk Chew (retail value $11): This Yeti Dog Chew brings a taste of the Himalayas right to your door. An all-natural dog chew made from yak and cow milk. It’s an incredibly long-lasting and tasty chew!


BarkBox Composition Notebook: each month’s BarkBox comes with a special foldout card that gives you info and tips to get the most out of your box. It will usually let you know any special hashtags to use when sharing your BarkBox photos on social media.

Chew Percent Milk Large Dog Toy (retail value $12): Even the most lactose-intolerant dog can enjoy this milk! The carton is insanely difficult to open, just like the real thing! Underneath ballistic nylon is a cube-shaped spikey squeaker, because the best milk is chewy.

Treat Dispensing Number 2 Pencil (retail value $14): With this treat dispensing rubber pencil, get your dog to do their homework instead of eating it! And there’s a very special “number 2” potty joke right on the toy, for all you poop emoji lovers…


Extra Credit (FREE BarkBox Coupon Code)

We think you ALL deserve to be on the honor roll so we are skipping the final exam and offering a special treat instead! Here’s an optional extra credit assignment for you smarty pups:

Use BarkBox coupon code: WOOFWOOFMAMA and snag a FREE month of BarkBox with any plan.

If you are a math wiz, then you will be able to calculate that the 12-month and 6-month BarkBox plans are the best value with the biggest savings, but this Free BarkBox deal will work with the month-to-month (cancel any time) plan as well. That means you can pay for one month and get the next month free.

Visit BarkBox.com to get started customizing a box for your dog. Class dismissed!

California Droolin’ BarkBox Review + Coupon Code for a FREE BarkBox

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August BarkBox 2016

The August BarkBox is a tribute to the best of things from the Golden State. The theme is California Droolin’ and once again, the folks over at BarkBox have outdone themselves with their creative selections! This month’s box included 3 fantastic treats plus 2 super cute and fun dog toys for Daisy to enjoy.

People sometimes ask me if BarkBox is worth it. We say PAWSitively YES! As usual, the total value of the items in each box is MUCH more than the subscription cost, making it a GREAT deal.

This month, our box has a retail value of $42 worth of cool dog stuff. A steal since BarkBox costs as little as $19/month with a subscription plan. The deal gets even better for new subscribers because you can get an extra month FREE with BarkBox coupon code WOOFWOOFMAMA when you sign up at BarkBox.com/woofwoofmama!

BarkBox August 2016

We’ll show you what was in the August BarkBox we got, but keep in mind that each box is customized for your dog’s size, allergies and whether or not they are a heavy chewer. You can email BarkBox directly if you have specific concerns about what your dog will be getting. Here’s a quick rundown of what was in this month’s BarkBox subscription box for dogs:
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