S’mores Anyone? The Great Outdoors June BarkBox Review + Coupon Code

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June BarkBox

Our June BarkBox has arrived and it’s another super CUTE and creative theme. This month’s BarkBox is all about “The Great Outdoors” and has lots of treats and amazing toys (exclusively designed for BarkBox).

Daisy’s BarkBox included 2 toys and 3 treats this month…take a look (keep in mind that each box is customized for the recipient dog’s size and allergies):

Daisy June BarkBox

What’s a camping trip without some S’mores??? Of course, dogs can’t have real s’mores because of the chocolate, but this one is a giant squeaker toy made especially for dogs and no campfire required! It’s loads of fun and is seriously about as big as Daisy’s head!

And because any good scout knows to always be prepared, the other toy is a Swiss Arrrfy Knife! It’s the perfect multi-tool for your dog to fetch, chew and squeak. It’s stuffing-free and designed for heavy chewers.

BarkBox June Great Outdoors

The treats included one full-sized bag of Apple Crisp dog treats, made by the folks at Dogs Love Kale and a full-sized bag of Honest Love’s Pupstream treats. Both of these are made in the USA and contain tasty, wholesome ingredients.

The Apple Crisp treats are made with rice flour, kale, whole oats, flax, and apples. That’s it. That’s the entire ingredients list. No weird fillers, no gross preservatives, just nutrient-dense goodness.

The Pupstream treats are super cute theme-wise and the first ingredient is salmon, sustainably-sourced and famously-rich in those awesome Omega-3 fatty acids (for glossy coats and overall health). That’s blended with wholesome chickpeas, potatoes, tapioca, flax seed, and apples.

The BarkBox also included a large Pig Ear Chew, sourced and made in the USA. Pig’s ears are perfect for dogs that love bacon, but they are chewier than bacon making them more long-lasting and fun to eat! While some dogs may eat the whole thing, I prefer to let Daisy gnaw on it for only a few minutes and then pop it in the fridge or freezer for later…everything in moderation is definitely the rule around here when it comes to treats for Daisy.

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BarkBox Country Fair Blue Ribbon Winner + Coupon for Your Dog

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BarkBox Country Fair

Daisy’s Bark Box subscription never disappoints, and this month was one of the most creative themes yet. The May BarkBox was all about the Country Fair…complete with a Pupticipant Blue Ribbon so that every dog recipient can be best in show!

In addition to being a giant squeaker toy, it also has a loop so you can attach it to your pup’s collar for the perfect selfie. Daisy thinks this toy is a real WINNER!

Daisy Blue Ribbon Selfie

There were also some pretty pawtastic treats in the box, along with a super CUTE pink pig, because what’s a country fair without a prize hog?!?

Box items will vary because they are always customized for each dog’s size and allergies. It can also be customized with items especially for heavy chewers.

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BarkBox Coupon Country Fair

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In the Kitchen with Daisy and PAW5 Rock ‘N Bowl Puzzle Feeder Dog Bowl

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Kitchen Daisy PAW5

What do I love collecting & using more than just about anything? Colorful bowls and kitchen gadgets! Just when I feel like my collection is complete, I find ‘just one more’ I didn’t know I needed but now can’t live without.

My latest discovery is actually a very special bowl for Daisy. Thanks to our new blog sponsor, the dog-loving folks over at PAW5, we’ve been trying out their new Rock N’ Bowl. It’s part bowl, part puzzle and ALL kinds of fun! What looks like a standard bowl is actually a unique puzzle feeder that will have your dog thinking, problem solving and having fun all at once.

Filling the PAW5 bowl

By adding environmental enrichment and mental stimulation to mealtime, you can turn a boring, routine part of your dog’s day into a fun brainteaser. Just pour food directly into the top (as easy as a normal bowl), the food runs through a hidden compartment, and your dog will paw, nudge, and play his or her way through mealtime!

Daisy Puzzle Dog Bowl

Daisy has so much fun playing with her food in this thing that it was difficult to get good photos to show you. Here’s a quick video of Daisy and her PAW5 bowl in action. No sound effects were added…that’s all her, crunching away in regular speed AND slow motion! Check it out:

In addition to being super fun and engaging for your pup, the PAW5 bowl is also designed with pet parents in mind. It’s dishwasher-safe and BPA-free; made in the USA and holds up to 4 cups of food, for any meal and any breed. Because PAW5 is committed to sustainability, they use a manufacturing process that results in almost zero waste. The bowl comes in your choice of blue or orange. You can visit the PAW5 website here to learn more and get one for your favorite fur kid. Also be sure to follow PAW5 on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for great dog photos, special offers and info about future giveaways.

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Help Your Pet-Loving Tween or Teen Explore a Veterinary Career with Vet Set Go!

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vet learning pics

Do you have a child or grandchild who wants to be a veterinarian? If so, you’ll want to make sure they know about Vet Set Go. It’s the first and only online community dedicated to helping aspiring veterinarians explore their passion. It’s free to join, and your tween or teen will get access to all kinds of resources, including videos, games, articles and more. I’ve spent the last week or so exploring the site and am SO impressed with everything. Here are some of the highlights from my tour:

Vet Learning Games

Super fun and interactive learning games to help future veterinarians explore everything from dog breeds to animal anatomy. Don’t let the cute illustrations fool you…these games are challenging! I scored 7 out of 10 on my first anatomy quiz and learned quite a bit. And I’ve become somewhat obsessed with the blood works game…super cool sound effects, too!

 

The Meet the Vet video series features all sorts of interviews and behind-the-scenes footage of different types of veterinarians and the work they do. This is a great way for interested kiddos to get a glimpse of what it’s like to be a Zoo Veterinarian, a Shelter Vet, a Veterinary Oncologist, Sea Turtle Specialist and more. Who knew there were so many interesting and exciting career options for animal lovers!?!

Vet Camp for Kids

One of my favorite features of Vet Set Go is their large database of activities including Vet Camps, Zoo Camps, Hospital and Vet Office Tours, Volunteer opportunities and more. You can search by type of activity and location. I was pleased to learn about several opportunities in our area including Zoo Miami’s Conservation Teen Scientist program for high school students seeking to learn more about environmental conservation, wildlife biology, zoo operations, and public engagement.

Vet Set Go Book

The Moms Choice Award winning Vet Set Go! Book is written for 9-14 year olds interested in becoming a veterinarian. Includes tips and advice on how get animal experience, volunteer, learn animal science, meet veterinarians, and connect with other aspiring veterinarians. Full of color photographs and graphics on every page offering checklists, case studies and action plans to help your kid turn their dream of becoming a vet into a reality.

To preview the book, explore the free online community resources and connect with other aspiring veterinarians, visit vetsetgo.com. Also be sure to follow with the Vet Set Go Facebook page and Instagram for news, updates and photos.

Super Stylish bkr Bottle — The Most Beautiful Way to Stay Hydrated

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Since posting an Instagram photo of Daisy & me enjoying the sunshine on our patio, several readers and followers have contacted me about the beautiful water bottle in the photo. There’s been so much interest that I thought I’d post on the blog to let you all in on the secret!

I’ll admit that I’ve got a bit of a water bottle obsession. I figure the more fab water bottles I own, the more motivation I have to stay hydrated. I’ve got a SIGG, a Takeya, 2 ThinkSport bottles (read my ThinkSport water bottle review), to name a few, but by far the one that get the most attention when we are out and about is my gorgeous bkr water bottle!

The bkr water bottle is the prettiest, eco-friendly solution to staying hydrated at home, in the office and on the go. It comes in SO many gorgeous colors that’s it’s hard to choose just one. It’s actually a clear glass water bottle wrapped in your choice of beautiful silicone sleeves.

You can order a bkr bottle HERE and get FREE Shipping. The one I have is a pretty in pink color called “Bambi” but I’m so addicted that I’m already planning what color to get next. Probably in “Dive” which is a sheer Bali green-blue.

bkr colors

About bkr bottle:

  • Glass is the cleanest way to drink. no chemical leaching or metallic canteen taste.
  • Soft, grippy sleeve. Quiet when you set it down and not tippy.
  • 16 oz / 500mL. Small one-inch opening for easy no-spill sips, just like a plastic water bottle.
  • Caps have a perfect no-leak seal.
  • BPA-free, phthalate-free, FDA approved materials. Fits most cup holders.
  • Dishwasher safe on the top rack. 100% addictive.
  • bkr gives back. your purchase supports initiatives that fund early detection cancer research, combat the global water crisis and make the world a better place.
  • A-list celebrity favorite. As seen in ELLE, Vogue, InStyle, W, Marie Claire, Glamour, Martha Stewart Living, Architectural Digest, Dwell, Refinery29, Real Simple, the Today Show.

What color is calling your name? Check them out and let me know which one(s) you fall in love with!