BarkBox Review + Coupon: Paradise Unleashed Edition

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In case you are new to the blog, or just hadn’t heard about BarkBox, it’s the most popular dog subscription box services around, and one of our favorite things. If you’d like to try it, you can get a FREE extra month added to any order of 1-month or more when you use BarkBox coupon code WOOFWOOFMAMA at BarkBox.com. Or read on to learn more!

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.

Time to unbox and review this month’s BarkBox, and we are LOVING the tropical vibe! Living in South Florida, we are always ready to enjoy some sun and sand, but the toys and treats made us feel like we are on Spring Break…Daisy put on her Hawaiian Shirt, so you know she is ready to party!

The theme for the February BarkBox Classic was Paradise Unleashed and it did NOT disappoint.  Here’s a look at what was in the February Classic BarkBox along with the retail values of each item if purchased separately:

February BarkBox Dog Toys

Penny the Pineapple Dog Toy ($14 retail value) This is one of those BarkBox originals that is 2-toys-in-1. It’s got a spikey ball and crinkle material, plus a hidden bonus toy inside. I can’t wait til Daisy rips into hers so we can see what we got!

Cecil’s SeaShell Dog Toy ($14 retail value) This squeaky toy is too cute. It’s also got a spikey ball core and Daisy loves the fuzzy part!

February BarkBox Dog Treats

Tiki Treats from Healthy Dogma ($8 retail value) These pork and pineapple dog treats are made in the USA without wheat, corn, or soy. Wholesome and delicious (according to Daisy).
Beast of the Feast Dog Treats ($10 retail value) Feels like we are at a luau with these pork and apple dog treats! Also made in the USA without wheat, corn, or soy.
Doggie Biscotti ($4 retail value) This tough chew is packed with protein. It’s 100% pork hide with no fillers, by-products or preservatives. Made in the USA, from the folks at SawMill Creek.

Be aware that as a BarkBox customer, 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 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 $50 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.

This BarkBox is so fun and totally put us in the vacay mood! It even came included a resort ‘brochure’ instead of the usual info card. Love the extra attention to detail.

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.

Finding The Perfect Pet Sitter For Your Dog

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As pet parents, most of us consider our dog a member of the family. Leaving them behind when we travel can be both sad and very stressful. Until recently, we had neighbors whose dogs we would watch when they were away — and we knew that they would do the same for us. But what do you do when you don’t have a trusted friend or neighbor nearby to help watch the fur kid when you go out of town? That’s exactly what we’ve been wondering…

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Finding the Perfect Pet Sitter

We recently connected with the folks at Rover.com, an online community that helps you find a trusted 5-star dog sitter who can either host your pup in their home or come to you. It’s a super alternative to traditional caged boarding facilities or kennels which can be noisy and stressful…not something I’ve ever wanted to put Daisy through since rescuing her from the overcrowded shelter where we found and adopted her! Whether you’ve got a pampered purebred or mystery mutt like we do, I’m sure you feel the same way about wanting the best for your fur kids.

Now, pet boarding is not somewhere you want to skimp on quality so you may be thinking that it’s super-pricey to get a 5-star sitter to care for your dog either by coming to your home, or by hosting them at their house. Prices vary by location, but are considerably lower than kennels, and range from $15 to $30 per night.

What’s included:

  • 24/7 Vet Assistance
  • Peace of Mind Protection
  • Local 5-Star rated Sitters
  • TrustCloud Verified Sitters
  • Rover Reel Video with Each Stay
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee

It’s super easy to get started. You can create a FREE online profile for your dog, then browse for sitters by price and location. Just visit Rover.com to check it all out.

Daisy & I are working with Rover.com to help spread the word about their services. We only share information we think will be of value and interest to our readers.

Pets On Vacation Travel Essentials Up To 70% OFF

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If you’ve got plans to hit the beach, go for a hike or take a road trip with your fur kids, you’ll want to check out these great travel essentials for pets. They’re all on big time sale at up to 70% OFF and you’ll find a large assortment of unique and functional items all designed to keep your pet safe, comfortable and travelling in style!

pet travel deals

The majority of items in the pet vacation and travel sale are $7.99 – $13.99 with nothing higher than $39.99 so it’s a great opportunity to snag a few new pieces of gear or accessories before the summer travel and activity season is in full swing! I especially love the fashionable clip on bag dispenser for $9.99 ($20 reg) and the Pet Safety Belt Leash for $13.99 ($20 reg). Both are available in an assortment of great colors to match every dog’s individual style and personality! Visit the Pet Travel Sale to browse all items before it ends Friday!

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$19 for Folding Pet Bed – Great for Camping, Travel or Guests ($100 reg.)

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folding pet bed

Check out the deal on this foldable pet cot with cooling mesh insert for only $19 ($99.99 reg)! Shipping is a low rate of $3 per item and the deal is on for the next 2 days only. I think this item would be great to snag and stash away for vacation or holiday travel, camping, or just to have an extra bed around when you need it!

It will also be nice to have in the summer if your dog likes hanging out on the patio with the rest of the family. It’s recommended for pets up to 60lbs and measures 30″x 21″x6″. Visit Groupon Goods for more info and to order.

Disney’s Frankenweenie Monstrous Sweepstakes – Win a Disneyland Vacation for 4!

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Frankenweenie monstrous sweeps

Our regular readers already know how much we are looking forward to the upcoming opening of Disney’s Frankenweenie and today we got even more great news: Disney’s Frankenweenie Monstrous Sweepstakes!!!

One very lucky winner will receive a 4 day/3 night vacation for four to the Disneyland® Resort and Disney California Adventure Park to experience the world of Tim Burton and FRANKENWEENIE during Halloween Time!!!

frankenweenie sweeps

Just enter the Frankenweenie Monstrous Sweepstakes here for a chance to win a spooktacular vacation and experience all the fun of Halloween Time at the Disneyland® Resort. Plus, don’t miss The Art of Frankenweenie Exhibit only at the newly expanded Disney California Adventure Park, where you can get an up-close look at the amazing world of Frankenweenie through sets, puppets, props and more. And for a limited time Guests will be treated to a special 4D extended preview of the film at the Muppets Vision 3D Theater before Frankenweenie comes to theaters in 3D October 5th!

Entries:

  • Online: www.disney.com/frankenweeniesweeps
  • Mobile – Text EDGAR to DISNEY (347639*) to enter for a chance to win. *Msg and data rates may apply. If you’re under 18, get your parents’ permission first.

Prizes:

  • One (1) Grand Prize – A 4 day/3 night vacation for four to Disneyland® Resort and Disney California Adventure Park to experience the world of Tim Burton and Frankenweenie during Halloween Time.
  • Five (5) First Prizes – An Autographed Frankenweenie movie poster