The Best Dog Subscription Boxes for Very Good Boys

Everyone likes getting treats in lockdown.

by Bronwyn Barnes
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colorful photo grid of four of the best dog subscription boxes for dog food and toys

Some of us balk at spending $16 for a Netflix monthly premium subscription, but we’ll shell out twice that to have our dogs feast on gourmet canine pot pie, made with organic chicken, spinach, and blueberries. The best dog subscription boxes have always existed to simplify this act of spoiling our pets by offering regular delivery of everything from toys and treats to gear, specialty food, and even monthly medication.

But dog subscription boxes are now an important tool in the social distancing toolbox, too, allowing pet parents to stock up without hitting the stories. And they’re key to keeping dogs entertained in lockdown, even when you’re working from home, since a bored dog will make their own “fun” by chewing up your shoes or marking new territory around the house. The best subscription boxes offer products that spark a dog’s curiosity, challenge them, and engage their natural instincts. We found six of the best.

Many of the subscription services below offer customized options based on considerations like size, breed, and age, so much of the thinking has been done for you. That said, you’ll still want to want to familiarize yourself with the ingredients in food and treats, supervise play with toys that contain squeakers or other parts that could become a choking hazard, and consult your vet before introducing new products like CBD oil into your dog’s wellness regimen.

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