BarkBox Review + Coupon: A Pirate’s Tail

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Dog lovers, I know I’ve said it before but this month’s BarkBox is SO adorable…I don’t know how they keep outdoing themselves! Looking back at all the great BarkBoxes we’ve received, it’s no wonder BarkBox is still the most popular dog subscription box services around, and one of our favorite things.

In case you hadn’t heard, each month your BarkBox delivery is customized for your dog’s size as well as any food allergies, and shipping is free in the US.

Every month’s BarkBox has an original theme with 2 cute dog toys and 2 full-size bags of tasty dog treats and 1 yummy chew.

Note that this is the Classic BarkBox edition which usually includes plush toys. If your dog is a real toy destroyer then check out the BarkBox Super Chewer edition instead.

The April BarkBox theme was BarkBeard’s Treasure: A Pirate’s Tail.

In addition to the usual number of toys and treats, this box came with a surprise bonus bandana that has us singing “Yo Ho, Ho! A pirate’s life for me!”

Here’s a look at what was in the April 2018 Classic BarkBox along with the retail values of each item if purchased separately:

April BarkBox Dog Toys

Redbird the Parrot Dog Toy ($12 retail value) This funny fellow is fuzzy on the outside with a giant squeaker for a body plus crinkle material in his wings. Daisy always goes crazy for these kind of toys that make fun noises and are large enough to stomp on and carry around.

Ahoy Matey Bottle Dot Toy ($10 retail value) Another BarkBox original that is super cute and creative; a message in a bottle! It’s a plush tug toy with a stretchy t-shirt rope and a squeaky bottle for its core. Rope toys are great for playing tug and for flinging across the room for an indoor game of fetch!

April BarkBox Bonus Item

BarkBeard’s Bandana ($4 retail value) I’m making my best guess on the retail value since this limited edition dog scarf isn’t available for purchase separately as far as I can tell. It’s the perfect addition to this pirate-themed box of booty!

April BarkBox Dog Treats (All Made in the USA)

Lamb Ho Dog Treats ($8 retail value) These allergy-friendly dog treats are made with real lamb along with some sweet potato, coconut and a few other natural ingredients. They are skinny sticks, which is nice for a change of shape from the usual round dog cookies. They have some bite but are soft enough to break into smaller pieces which I do when I need a pocket full of training treats!

Fish ‘n’ Chips Medley Dog Treats ($8 retail value) Freeze-dried whitefish chunks along with some tasty salmon biscuits. These are wheat-free like almost all of the BarkBox treats we receive, but do contain barley.

10″ Liver Chew ($4 retail value) This all-beef stick is from Etta Says!, one of our favorite pet brands. It’s thicker than some of the other crunchy sticks they make, but I was still able to break off pieces for portion control, which I always try to do.

BarkBox Guarantee

One of the great things about BarkBox is their customer service and mission to make every dog a happy dog. As a BarkBox customer, if you ever receive a toy or treat that doesn’t meet your standards, or that your dog just isn’t crazy about, you can contact BarkBox and they will send a free replacement. It’s part of their Scout’s Honor satisfaction guarantee, and we couldn’t be more satisfied with the service we’ve received in the 6 or so years we’ve been subscribers!

BarkBox Cost and Value

By our calculation, this month’s BarkBox had $46 worth of dog toys and  treats if you were to purchase them all separately.

That’s a great value when you consider that subscription prices start at $21/month with free US shipping. In addition to saving money, we also love the WOW-factor and excitement of getting a new delivery of surprises each month. It’s a chance to discover new dog treats and toys that we might not have known about otherwise.

BarkBox Coupon

Want a FREE BarkBox? Use coupon code: WOOFWOOFMAMA at checkout to add a free extra month to any order of 1 month or longer.

To learn more about Classic and Super Chewer BarkBox, visit our BarkBox Coupon and Review Page for  BarkBox coupon codes, reviews and photos.