BarkBox Review + Coupon January 2018

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Time to unbox this month’s BarkBox, and it sure was filled with some epic surprises! BarkBox is among the most popular dog subscription box services around, and you can get a FREE extra month added to any order of 1-month or more when you use BarkBox coupon code WOOFWOOFMAMA at

Each BarkBox is customized for your dog’s size as well as any food allergies, and shipping is free in the US and Canada. Every month’s BarkBox has an original theme with 2 cute toys and 3 tasty treats.

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 theme for January was The Knights of the Hound Table, celebrating the age of ‘King Arfur’ with treats for a jolly feast and toys fit for a royal adventure. Here’s a look at what was in the January Classic BarkBox along with the retail values of each item if purchased separately:

January BarkBox Dog Toys

Sir Chester’s Jester ($14 retail value) A spiky ball covered in furry plush and attached to a fluff-filled hat with long, shreddable pom poms. Daisy always has fun with this type of toy because it’s really 2 toys in 1. After the outer layer is ripped to shreds, the spiky ball is great fun on its own!

Ye Olde Ball & Chain ($14 retail value) This is both a squeaker dog toy and a tug toy, made with t-shirt rope. It’s perfect for throwing, fetch and just carrying around to look tough.

January BarkBox Dog Treats

Friar Hogg’s Hearty Stew ($8 retail value) Made in the USA, these all-natural pork and veggie treats are as wholesome as an old-fashioned pot of soup.

Banquet Feast ($8 retail value) Also made in the USA, these little nuggets are whole turkey dinner in a tiny, tasty treat.  A touch of honey adds just the right bit of sweetness.

Plato Pet Treats Thinkers Duck Stick ($3 retail value) One of our favorite treats from one of our favorite brands. Called Thinkers because this dog snack is packed full of DHA and Omega-3 fatty acid famous for its cognitive benefits. This treat is true brain food.

A note about the treats: after receiving our shipping notification this month, we received an email from BarkBox customer service letting us know that instead of our usual allergy-free treats, they accidentally shipped us treats with turkey and rice, so they were sending some replacement treats at no charge. This is just one example of the GREAT customer service we’ve always received during the 5 or so years we’ve been BarkBox subscribers. Also know that if you ever receive a toy or treat that doesn’t meet your standards, you can contact BarkBox and they will send a free replacement. It’s part of their satisfaction guarantee, and we couldn’t be more satisfied!

BarkBox Cost and Value

By our calculation, this month’s BarkBox had $47 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 and Canadian 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.

An example of the fun extras that BarkBox creates is the tear-out crown that came as part of the info card included with each box. Check out Queen Daisy with her court jester!

And, the attention to detail goes all the way to the paper lining, which always matches the monthly theme of each box. This month’s wrapping was a cool tapestry design with castles and dragons, plus a long Mad Libs style fill-in the blanks scroll on the other side so that you can create your dog’s ‘tail’ of epic adventure!

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.

Get 50% OFF Your Dog’s First Super Chewer BarkBox

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If your dog is a heavy chewer or toy destroyer, then the BarkBox Super Chewer edition is designed with them in mind. You’ll love it too, because in addition to tough chews, challenging dog toys and all-natural treats, it also comes with FREE Shipping and a satisfaction guarantee. That means free replacements when a toy or treat doesn’t meet your standards.

It’s a monthly delivery of goodies and fun especially for extreme chewers and can be customized to your dog’s size and any food allergies.

If you want to try it, now is the time because there is a special BarkBox deal and you can get 50% OFF your dog’s first Super Chewer BarkBox when you sign up for a 6 or 12 month plan by 1/29.

Just use this link to get started and enter BarkBox coupon code HALFOFFSC18 if prompted at checkout.

Learn more about BarkBox and get current BarkBox promo codes by visiting our BarkBox Reviews and Coupons page.

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Super Chewer BarkBox Review December 2017

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Fellow dog lovers, we tried to wait til Christmas morning but we just had to let Daisy open one very special present a little bit early. It’s this month’s BarkBox Super Chewer edition. A gift box of goodies for dogs who chew harder — with heavy duty chews and toys that are made to last. If your dog is a toy destroyer or you’re looking for an alternative to plush dog toys, this box is for you.

BarkBox is the most popular dog subscription box service around, with your choice of 1, 6 or 12-month plans. You specify your dog’s size and whether they have allergies, then the folks over at BarkBox customize each month’s box especially for your lucky pup. Daisy has had a BarkBox membership for several years and we have also given BarkBox as a gift to a few of our favorite dog pals.

Each month, your dog’s Super Chewer BarkBox contains heavy duty chews, all-natural treats, and challenging, strong toys that you can’t find together anywhere else. The extra durable toys are made for world-class toy destroyers like your pup (and mine). Every month’s BarkBox has a different theme and this month the theme is Dogmas in the City, celebrating the howlidays…our favorite time of the year!

If you’re in a super big hurry, jump straight on over to BarkBox and get your dog’s first Super Chewer box now!


Super Chewer BarkBox Coupon

Now is the time to try it because there is a special BarkBox deal and you can get 50% OFF your dog’s first Super Chewer BarkBox when you sign up for a 6 or 12 month plan by 1/29.

Still curious? Read on to see what toys and treats were in this month’s BarkBox for Super Chewers along with estimated retail value if you were to purchase each item separately in the Bark Shop. Keep in mind that items will vary depending on your dog’s size and allergies.

December Super Chewer BarkBox Dog Treats

My Doggy Salmon Treats ($10 retail value) These soft-baked dog cookies are made with wholesome ingredients: rye flour, honey, salmon, palm oil, eggs, parsley. Daisy loves anything with salmon so we are super excited about these dog treats!

Dynamic Chewo Dog Treats ($10 retail value) What’s better than one meat? TWO! These treats have Beef and Chicken listed as the first 2 ingredients. They also include pork broth and beef liver so they are truly a meat lovers dream!

6″ Piggy Twizzies Chew Stick ($3 retail value) This all-natural meat chew stick is grain free, gluten free, soy free, and dairy free. It’s also 100% digestible and made with a single source protein: PORK!

Butcher’s Block Roasted Beef Steak Dog Treat ($4 retail value) This “steak” is actually 100% beef lung from USDA Beef, Born and Raised in the USA. It comes with the warning not to use on carpets, so we are saving this one for later but I know from past experience that lung treats are one of Daisy’s favorites!

December Super Chewer BarkBox Dog Toys

Gnaw Me the Snowman Dog Toy ($16 retail value) We love stuff-able dog toys like this guy. Put some peanut butter and banana inside, freeze it, and it will keep your pup busy and happy. Made in the USA with durable, bouncy rubber. Perfect for a game of fetch, or chewing session.

Benebone Bark Holiday Pretzel ($16 retail value) It’s a BACON infused chew toy shaped like a giant hot pretzel. Designed especially for heavy chewers, the large is good for dogs up to 60lbs.

This box’s items had a total retail value of $59 which makes the subscription price a real bargain when you consider that plans starts as low as $29/month.

Plus, we love that we get toys and treats we wouldn’t find elsewhere. Not only are the toys fun and challenging, but they are also built to last.  And you can’t beat the BarkBox satisfaction guarantee: they will replace any item if it doesn’t hold up to your standards or if your dog doesn’t like it for any reason.

Super Chewer BarkBox Coupon

USE THIS LINK to order a 1-month,  6-month or 12-month BarkBox Super Chewer plan for your dog. Free shipping is included on US orders and you can customize the order for your dog’s size (small, medium or large) and allergies.

More BarkBox Reviews, Photos and Info

Want to see what was in previous Super Chewer BarkBoxes we’ve received or can’t decide between this and the Classic edition?

View all our BarkBox Reviews and photos HERE!