BarkBox Review + Coupon: Large Dog Subscription Box February 2017

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We’re back with another sneak peek at what’s inside the BarkBox for big dogs this month. Got a small dog or not sure which size to get? Stay tuned because we’ll be showing you the small dog BarkBox in the next day or so for comparison.

As many of you already know, each month’s BarkBox has a special theme and all the dog toys, treats and surprises are based on that theme. This month’s BarkBox is Sniffin’ Safari and it’s full of excitement, fun and adventure…as every safari should be. The photo above is the paper in the BarkBox, so as you can see, their people put all kinds of creativity and attention to detail into every box. That’s part of what sets BarkBox apart, the theme and exclusive items that you can’t find elsewhere.

This BarkBox came packed with 3 full-sized dog treats and 2 very cute and fun dog toys. Here’s a breakdown of the retail value of each item if purchased separately. Keep in mind that your BarkBox will be customized for your dog’s size and allergies so items may vary.

Big Dog Treats in February BarkBox
  • Banana Bacon Safari Snacks ($6 Retail Value) Rich in Vitamin C antioxidants, these snacks are as nutritious as they are delicious. They’re made by the folks at The Lazy Dog Cookie Co, who take canine nutrition super-seriously. Created without any wheat, corn, soy, meat, egg, or preservatives, they’re 100% good stuff and great for sensitive stomachs.
  • Charlie’s Heart of Cheesiness Sticks (Retail Value $8) Grain free and made in the USA, these soft treats are made without any preservatives, colorings or fillers. You can feel good about giving your dog rich, creamy taste of 100% real cheese.
  • Venison Ear ($4 Retail Value) 100% natural chew from Superior Farms Pet Provisions. A fun and tasty treat for dogs!

Big Dog Toys in February BarkBox
  • Slitherin’ Steve ($14 Retail Value) Snakes are known to be sneaky, but this one is up front with what it offers: a good time for canines. It may not hiss, but it’s stacked with squeakers, which dogs prefer anyway! It’s stuffing-free and sturdily-stitched from durable ballistic nylon so it’s sure to be super tough.
  • Leopard Tail ($16 Retail Value) The folks at Hyper Pet made this interactive toy that simulates a dog’s natural prey drive. The tail moves on its own and releases zany noises, creating an exciting and stimulating playtime for your pup. The on and off switch makes it easy to start a new play session or to put the toy aside for later. (Batteries not included)

The total retail value of this month’s BarkBox for Large Dogs is $48, making is a GREAT deal since subscriptions start as low as $21/month.  And, FREE Shipping is included on all US orders. We can’t wait to show you what was in the box for small dogs this month, so be sure to stay tuned!

BarkBox Coupon Code for FREE Extra Month

BarkBox Coupon Code: WOOFWOOFMAMA gets you a FREE BarkBox added to any plan! Choose 1 month, 6 or 12 months and customize a plan for your dog’s size and allergies and your dog will get a monthly box of fun and surprises. Visit BarkBox.com to learn more and get started.

Samsung SmartCam HD Pro Review #SmartCamWoof #Giveaway

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Pet parents know that the fur kids are part of the family, so when you’re at work or away and they’re home alone, you naturally want to check up on them. We’ve been testing out the Samsung SmartCam HD Pro, which allows pets and their people to stay connected.

It’s got super easy setup and a free app for Android or iOS, that lets you monitor your home and pets from any location. Advanced features for keeping an eye on your furry friends include 128 degree ultra-wide angle security coverage, 1080p full HD live video streaming, advanced motion detection, night vision and more.

With all these features, Samsung has really covered what most people need in a home WiFi camera. The price is nice, at $159, with lots of customer reviews and ratings at both BestBuy.com and Amazon. We love the two-way talk feature, although Daisy hasn’t figured out how to talk back yet! You can also use it to check-in with your human kiddos after school.

Everything you need is in the box, and I was able to get the camera up and running in about 10 minutes (it did a software security update once I connected it to WiFi). If you want, you can also get a 64GB Micro SD Memory Card which will allow you to record your video locally for long-term storage. You do need to have an existing home WiFi network set up already, which I’m guessing most of you do.

The SmartCam HD Pro also works with Samsung SmartThings and with other devices including the Amazon Echo. We got ourselves an Echo for Christmas and are loving it, but haven’t utilized it’s full capabilities yet. Anyway, here’s what’s in the box…totally not scary, and super easy to run the wireless setup using the app and your smartphone!

Samsung SmartCam HD Pro Giveaway

Because we want you to stay connected to your fur kids too, we’re giving our readers the chance to WIN a Samsung SmartCam HD Pro WiFi Camera. The giveaway is open to US residents , age 18+ and ends at 11:59pm ET on 2/28/17. Enter using the Rafflecopter contest widget below to record your entries. There are plenty of ways to enter, so do them all or just choose the ones you like. All entries will be verified. Good luck everybody!

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Valentine’s Day Gift for Dogs: 30% OFF w/ Dog’s Best Trend Coupon Code

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Still searching for the perfect gift for your furry Valentine or want to win the heart of your favorite dog lover? Give the gift of style with a designer dog scarf! Dog’s Best Trend offers designer dog scarves that can be ordered as a one-time gift, or as an ongoing subscription in sizes for small and large dogs.

These aren’t just any old dog bandannas. These are high-quality, satin scarves in one-of-a-kind designs created by a different featured designer each month. And, a portion of every order is donated to dog rescue groups across the county. This month’s scarf, worn here by Daisy, supports the Big Dogs Huge Paws organization.

Valentine’s Day Special Offer:

Order HERE by 2/14 and get 30% OFF any gift with Dog’s Best Trend promo code VDAY2017!

Free shipping is also included.

In case you were wondering, the scarves are designed with both boy dogs and girl dogs in mind. You can read our full Dog’s Best Trend Dog Scarf Gift Subscription Review to learn more and see photos of Daisy modeling some of the other scarves from the line.

Alternate Offer:

If you missed this Valentine’s Day special offer, or would prefer a different one, you can get your first scarf free when you start any subscription here

Deal + Review: Dyson V6 Top Dog Handheld Cordless Vacuum for Pet Homes

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Dyson Deal Alert! Just spotted the Dyson V6 Top Dog Vacuum on sale for $179 ($50 OFF) with FREE Shipping included. As with all deals, this one can change quickly, so head on over HERE to snag it while you can.

Pet parents (and people with allergies) need all the help we can get when it comes to cleaning, and we LOVE our Dyson Top Dog handheld vacuum for daily jobs of all sorts & sizes. It’s super handy at sucking up crumbs, dirt and especially dog hair. I also love using it to clean corners that the regular vacuum cleaner doesn’t quite reach. It’s cord-free with an easy empty bin and max power mode.

You can read our full Dyson Top Dog Vaccuum Review HERE for lots more details and photos.

Bonus Tip: If you are getting the Dyson V6, be sure to also grab this inexpensive Dyson Wall Mount Bracket and Docking Station. It’s super easy to install on any wall near a plug and keeps your Dyson and attachment tools handy and ready to use at all times!

BarkBox Review + Coupon: Small Dog Subscription Box January 2017

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As we’ve mentioned before, Daisy has been a long-time subscriber to BarkBox and she gets the Large Dog subscription Box. Many of you have said you’d like it if we could also show everybody what’s inside the Small Dog Box, and we think that’s a great idea!

We’ve arranged to have the Small Dog BarkBox sent to us so that we can compare and help out our little fur kid pals…hopefully once your parents see how great the Small Dog toys and treats are, they will be ready to get YOU your own BarkBox, too! Be sure to see the end of this post for a FREE BarkBox coupon just for our readers. Whatever your size, every dog deserves a BarkBox of toys, treats and surprises!

January Small Dog BarkBox
Each month, BarkBox sends subscribers a delivery of hand-picked toys, treats and other dog goodies, all based on a cute and clever theme. The January theme is all about travel. Here’s what was in the January Small Dog BarkBox we received. Keep in mind that your BarkBox will be customized for your dog’s size and allergies so items may vary:

As you can see, this month’s Small Dog BarkBox is a great value! With subscriptions starting at $21 per month for all size dogs, it’s a great way to discover new dog toys, treats and goodies without spending full retail store prices.

In addition to being a great value, we also love how the toys and treats are customized especially for Small, Medium and Large dogs. The treats are a more manageable size for smaller dogs (although we always break out treats into little pieces anyway). And the toys are sized appropriately for little dogs, but still made to be fun and durable because small dogs play hard, too!

Here’s a photo so you can compare the difference in size. The Orbee Globe Ball Dog Toy on the left is the SMALL and the one on the right is the LARGE. The larger one is at least 2 years old and still in great shape even though Daisy plays with it frequently, so you can also see what great quality the BarkBox toy selections are!

BarkBox Coupon Code: WOOFWOOFMAMA gets you a FREE BarkBox added to any plan! Choose 1 month, 6 or 12 months and customize a plan for your dog’s size and allergies and your dog will get a monthly box of fun and surprises. Visit BarkBox HERE to learn more and get started.

Want to see what was in previous BarkBoxes and read other reviews? Visit our BarkBox Coupons and Reviews page for more!