The 10 Best Dog Subscription Boxes of 2020 – Editor’s Picks

Check out these Editor’s Picks Best Dog Subscription Boxes for 2020.

Do you love your pets that you just want to spoil them every day?
And you got bored running to pet stores or supermarkets just to get their food and toys?

You are in the right place!

We have found out the 10 best dog subscription boxes in 2020, and 6 of them are nominated for “Editor’s Picks”.
What? Haven’t heard of subscription boxes? Go check out these two articles right now!
What is a Subscription Box? Beginner’s Guide 2020.
Pros and Cons of Subscription Box in 2020 – Recommendation.

BarkBox logo

Best Overall

BarkBox is one of the most popular dog subscription boxes out there, and it’s also the ones who established for the longest time in the dog subscription box industry.

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Best Customization

PupJoy offers a whole new way to subscribe to a box, unlike all others, you can choose whatever you want to be in the box so you would be happy every time when you receive the box.

The-Farmer's-dog-logo

Best Food

The Farmer’s Dog offers USDA, human-grade dog food, and is the best subscription box for food out there, no other brands can live up to their level.

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Best for Chewer

Bullymake offers super tough toys for dogs who like to chew or destroy your newly bought toys into pieces.

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Best for Dog+Cat Owner

Nomnomnow is the one to go if you want to have a nutritious food subscription box just like The Farmer’s Dog, but you have a dog and a cat.

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Best for Development

PupBox offers dog training and development programs and products, especially for a younger puppy, which you don’t see in other brands.

Here are the 6 Editor’s Picks from Box Reporter.
Want to know more about them and the rest of the 4 brands?
Let’s jump into details right now!

BarkBox logo

Best Overall

BarkBox is one of the most popular dog subscription boxes out there, and it’s also the ones who established for the longest time in the dog subscription box industry.

Inside the box

BarkBox offers high-quality products based on their theme for the month, which means you will never ever get a repeated product in the box!

Each month you will get two innovative toys, two healthy treats, and a chewer that match their theme for the month, and sometimes you may even get a grooming/hygiene product in the box!
And of course, you can set your allergy, size, and breed so they can provide the products that best fit your pup!
In addition, if you register your dog’s birthday to their system, you will get a surprise for the birthday month!

If you are completely new to the subscription box, don’t know anything about which brand is good for you, and don’t have a special requirement, we strongly recommend you to give BarkBox a try. $35 a month won’t hurt your wallet, and if you like it you can always upgrade to the 6 months or 12 months subscription plan.

Price

$35/ month
$25/ month (6 months plan) + free extra toy every month
$22/ month (12 months plan) + free extra toy every month

Shipping

Shipping is free in the contiguous 48 United States.
Canada, Alaska, and Hawaii area will be charged $8 for every month.

pupjoy-logo-square

Best Customization

PupJoy offers a whole new way to subscribe to a box, unlike all others, you can choose whatever you want to be in the box so you would be happy every time when you receive the box.

Inside the box

PupJoy offers a BYOD (Build Your Own Delivery) feature. You can choose anything from chewers made from different materials to treats that contain different ingredients. Then schedule an auto-ship, every month, every 2 months, every quarter, every 6 months? It’s totally up to you!

And we strongly recommend you to sign up for their VIP (Very Important Puppies) membership, if you buy their products often, you can get unlimited free shipping, save 10%-30% on almost all items, and a 10% cashback reward! The cost of membership is only $30 a year. The more you buy, the more you save.

Price

Started from one item $11, and you can add up more items as many as you want.

Shipping

Only available in the U.S.
Free shipping for VIP members.
$3-$8 depending on the speed you want.

The-Farmer's-dog-logo

Best Food

The Farmer’s Dog offers USDA, human-grade dog food, and is the best subscription box for food out there, no other brands can live up to their level.

Inside the box

When you sign up for The Farmer’s Dog, you will be answering a set of questions about your puppy, in terms of health condition, weight, activity level etc., it’s almost like a full body check for your dog.

You can choose from Turkey, Beef, and Pork for your puppy.
Their foods are human-grade and come in pre-portion, so no scooping required! Each portion is nutritionally balanced according to the information you provided about your dog, which is at a completely different level than those overly processed dog food.

This is by far the best subscription box for dog food we have ever seen and The Farmer’s Dog has well implemented the feature of subscribing to a subscription box – convenience. Your dog food arrives at your door in a routine, and they will time your deliveries perfectly so you never run out fo dog food, not to mention you can adjust deliveries at anytime online.

If you are sick are to running to the store to get dog food, or want your dog to eat nutritionally balanced and healthier, The Farmer’s Dog is the one to go with.

Price

Trail order for 2 weeks full meal $43
After trial order will be billed every 4 weeks.

When you compare to other subscription box brands it may seem a little pricey, but when you compare it with your regular dog food spending per month, you will find that is actually similar to a normal dog food price, but with much healthier and nutritious food.

Shipping

Free shipping to 48 contiguous states. Available in the U.S. only.

bullymake-logo

Best for Chewer

Bullymake offers super tough toys for dogs who like to chew or destroy your newly bought toys into pieces.

Inside the box

No one likes to see the toy you just bought for your dog get destroyed within a day and even become a safety issue.

Bullymake offers toys and treats in the box that is tailored to your dog’s size. For each box, you will get 3 treats and 2-3 toys depending on your plan.

If unfortunately, your dog destroyed a toy from Bullymake within 14 days, simply contact their team member and they will ship you a new different toy at no extra cost.

Price

$39/ month
$36/ month (3 months plan)
$34/ month (6 months plan)
$31/ month (12 months plan)

Shipping

Shipping is free within the USA.
$8 per month for Canada.

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Best for Dog+Cat Owner

Nomnomnow is the one to go if you want to have a nutritious food subscription box just like The Farmer’s Dog, but you have a dog and a cat.

Inside the box

Nomnomnow provides healthy and nutritious food that exceeds the AAFCO standards for all life stages of food, and the food is formulated to be nutritionally balanced by Dr. Justin Shmalberg, who is a practicing veterinarian.

Nomnomnow offers different ingredients options to cater to the pet’s needs. For dogs, they have Beef Mash, Chicken Chow, Pork Potluck, and Turkey Fare. For cats, they have Chicken Cuisine and Fish Feast.

Just like The Farmer’s Dog, Nomnomnow perfectly time your deliveries so your pets don’t run out of food, and the foods are freshly prepared a few days before arrival.
You can also tell Nomnomnow if your pet is having any issues or is a picky eater, they will cater for your pets and give you the most appropriate food that is best for your pets.

Price

The full meal trail price for one dog and one cat is $87 (20% for new sign up) for two weeks.
After the trial, the full meal price for one dog and one cat is $56 a week.

The full meal price for one dog is $43.95 a week.
The full meal price for one cat is $46 a week.

The price may be a little pricey for some people, but remember this is a full meal for a week, at the end of the day, it’s our pet’s health that matters the most.
(Price may differ a little depending on what food you pick.)

Shipping

Free shipping in the 48 contiguous states. Only available in the U.S.

pupbox logo

Best for Development

PupBox offers dog training and development programs and products, especially for a younger puppy, which you don’t see in other brands.

Inside the box

Each box contains 5-7 products including treats, toys, and chews.
PupBox will pick the items for you based on your dog’s profile, such as breed and size. 

PupBox has a training and development guide for your dog so you know what you should do to with them, and different topics for each month. You may even receive a training program developed by celebrity dog trainer Andrea Arden from the Animal Planet.

Their products change as your puppy grows, you will not only receive toys and treats like other brands, you will also receive teething and grooming products occasionally, and of course more surprises to find out when you sign up for their boxes!

Price

$39/month
$34/ month (3 months plan)
$32/ month (6 months plan)
$29/ month (12 months plan)

Shipping

Shipping is free inside the U.S.
$5 to Canada.

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Poochperks offers high-quality toys and chewers with various options. Provide good customization for the boxes.

Inside the box

Depending on the plan that you choose, you may get from 3 to a dozen of products in the box, including treats, toys, chewers, and other delighted products. You can easily customize your perfect box according to your dog’s size, such as a smaller toy for your puppy or a more durable toy for the tougher ones, not to mention things like allergies.

Popular Pooch box: 2-3 toys, 2 USA made treats, 1 chew.
Pampered Pooch box: 3-4 premium toys, 3 USA made treats, 2 chews, 1 Sharkarama Bandana, 1 poop bag.
Pooch Perks also offers toys-only boxes, which contain 3-4 plush toys.

If you have more than one dog, a pampered pooch box will be a great choice for good value, but if you want to get any other two boxes, it’s still a great value for a low budget when you compare to the others.

Price

Popular Pooch box: $23.75/ month
Pampered Pooch box: $44/ month
Toys Only box: $21.14/ month

Shipping

Shipping anywhere in the U.S. is $2 flat rate.

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You can see it from its name – Rescue Box. This is a brand that supports and donates the most to charities.

Inside the box

In the Rescue Box, you will find hand-selected treats, toys, and chews that suits your dog. You can also send it as a gift to shelters, or send it as a gift to your families or friends.

Rescue Box is currently partnering with GreatGood.org, which is an independent 501(c)(3) charitable organization and has given over $40 million to charity programs worldwide.

For every box that you bought, Rescue Box donates 10 pounds of food to shelter animals as well as other aids, so you don’t feel bad when you spoil your furry friends!

Most of the dog subscription box brands do donate to charities, but most of them are $1-$2 for every box they sold, which can’t be compared with the works that Rescue Box has done.

Price

$39.99/ quarter

Shipping

Shipping is free within the continental USA.
$5.95 to Alaska and Hawaii.

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Pet Treater offers toys-only and treats-only for both dog and cat at a very affordable price.

Inside the box

Pet Treater offers toys only and treats only boxes, unlike the other subscription box brands, which mix up toys and treats in the same box.

For the $15 toy box, you will get 3-4 hand-selected super fun toys that curated for your pets. And for the $15 treat box, you will also get 3-4 hand-selected treats that made in the USA or Canada.

If you have more than one dog or cat, or if you just want to spoil your pets, you can always choose their Deluxe Dog Pack or Multi-Cat Pack for only $25 a month, and you will get a box of interactive hand-selected toys and treats!

Price

Toys only box for both dog and cat:
$17 (one-time purchase)
$15/ month

Treats only box for both dog and cat:
$17 (one-time purchase)
$15/ month

Deluxe Dog Pack/ Multi-Cat Pack
$29 (one-time purchase)
$25/ month

Shipping

Free shipping to the 48 contiguous states. Available in the U.S. only.

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The Dapper Dog Box offers a trendy bandana in every single box they send out, and it’s the product that differentiates it with other brands.

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The Dapper Dog Box offers a trendy bandana in every single box they send out, and it’s the product that differentiates it with other brands.

Inside the box

For each box, you will get a total of 5 items, which include two treats, two toys, and one limited edition bandana. All products are made in the USA.

The Dapper Dog Box claims that they are the only box that sends you a gorgeous, limited edition bandana every month, and the design of the bandana is only exclusive to The Dapper Dog.

Price

$36/ month

Shipping

Shipping is free in the USA.
$10 shipping for Canada and Mexico.
$15 for all other countries.

 

We truly hope that you will find one that you like! Do you have some other dog subscription boxes brands that we haven’t listed up here and you think it’s worthy?
Let us know in the comment! And feel free to share this to your dog lover friends! 😀

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