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Review + Giveaway: Urban Dog Box Subscription Service

Urban Dog Box - Edmonton - Canada - Monthly Subscription Service

Box subscription services are pretty popular these days. I’ve tried a few different kinds – organic food, meal/ingredients, a technology/programming box, even a box for “cat ladies!” The latest box service I’m trying is for Olive and Artie – it’s called the Urban Dog Box and we received a box to try this week and a box to giveaway to readers/followers!

Urban Dog Box - Edmonton - Canada - Monthly Subscription Service
Artie couldn’t wait to dig into his Urban Dog Box!

The Urban Dog Box is based right here in Edmonton and ships across Canada.

It was created back in 2015 though has just been recently been starting to ramp up business. 

Their mission is to source and provide high quality, healthy/organic treats for your puppers and woofers. 

Urban Dog Box - Edmonton - Canada - Monthly Subscription Service
Olive and Artie were pretty patient as we assessed the Urban Dog Box contents.

The Urban Dog Box prides themselves in delivering high quality, handpicked products, tailored for the size of your dog. 

Artie and Olive got a 4-6 item box but the Urban Dog Box offers three box types: 2-3 items, 4-6 items, or 7-12 items. You can order one-time, 3-months, or 6-month packages and the pricing varies depending on size of box and how many repeat orders you commit to. Box prices range from $15 to $49 /month, plus a flat rate of $5 shipping. There also isn’t any recurring charge – so if your 3-month plan is completed, you won’t be auto-charged for another 3-months. 

Urban Dog Box - Edmonton - Canada - Monthly Subscription Service
Happy with their Urban Dog Box haul!

This is what Olive and Artie received in their Urban Dog Box: 

So they got a pretty good variety of toys and treats! And the best part is – it’s conveniently delivered right to our door! 

Urban Dog Box - Edmonton - Canada - Monthly Subscription Service
Grandma Lucy’s Oven-Baked Organic Dog Treats!

Generally the Urban Dog Box products are also available for purchase in Canada (but if they find a product out of the U.S. that they think is of a high quality, they might sneak that in as well). The owner thought it would be a nice way for dog owners to try different goodies and if they like it then they could go out and buy more – either in stores or eventually, the Urban Dog Box would like to incorporate an online store where you could order individual items that are featured in the boxes. 

Plus – home delivery is also nice! 

Urban Dog Box - Edmonton - Canada - Monthly Subscription Service
Healthy treats and toys for Olive and Artie!

If you’re interested in checking out the Urban Dog Box in person, they’ll have a vendor booth at the Edmonton Humane Society’s first-ever Made for Pets market taking place Sunday, August 13, 2017. You can also of course, order online or enter below for a chance to win an Urban Dog Box for your doggo! 

Edmonton Humane Society Made for Pets
Urban Dog Box will be at the Edmonton Humane Society’s Made for Pets event on August 13!

Thanks to the Urban Dog Box for sending Olive and Artie a box to try! And letting me do a giveaway for you! 

** GIVEAWAY **

Note: You must live in Canada to qualify to win (the Urban Dog Box currently only ships to Canadian addresses!) 

You can qualify for a chance to win a few different ways. Do one or all of the following (the more ways you enter, the more chances you can win!): 

  1. Leave a comment on this blog post telling me what type of treat or toy your dog loves most! 
  2. Like and Leave a comment on my Instagram post and tag a friend to spread the word about the Urban Dog Box
  3. Like and Leave a comment on my Facebook post and tag a friend to spread the word about the Urban Dog Box
  4. Retweet my tweet about the Urban Dog Box! 

I will select one random winner across all platforms by August 16, 2017.

P.S. The Urban Dog Box is also cat-approved! ;) 

Urban Dog Box - Edmonton - Canada - Monthly Subscription Service
Even cats like the Urban Dog Box! ;)

Linda

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Disclaimer: I will always provide my 100% honest opinion on this blog. The Urban Dog Box gave me a free box for Olive and Artie to try in exchange for social media promotion. They also gave me a free box to give away to readers. This does not impact the opinions stated in this post. 

Linda Hoang is an Edmonton blogger who writes about food, travel, lifestyle/events and pets. She's also a social media/digital specialist with a journalism background. Linda is in love with her city and loves exploring and promoting Edmonton and other places she visits with her husband Mike. Linda is also the founder of the Edmonton International Cat Festival (and has 2 cats herself, along with 2 dogs).

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28 Comments

  • Tania

    Another awesome pet giveaway!! Thanks Linda, love the review, it sounds like a great box! I will have to get pickles one for sure !!πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸΆβ€οΈ

  • Miranda

    Maverick loves liver treats….but let’s be honest he’s not picky!

  • Christina

    Chi Chi loves any toy that squeaks! πŸ‘πŸΌ

  • Darlene

    My dad’s dog (so mine by proxy) loves Dentabone treats! But he’s also happy to steal whatever is on my dad’s plate if he isn’t watching carefully.

  • Jonnie

    My dog’s favorite treats are dog chicken strips they sell in a huge bag at Costco, I forget the exact name right now.

  • Kristine

    It’s always great to hear about Canadian-only business like this! A really nice change. Good for this local company! I hope they are successful.

  • Amanda

    Charlie loves his chew treats after his walk!

  • Lindsay D

    Emmett loves all treats except dried sweet potato. He spits that out.

  • Kaitlyn

    I have tried a lot of different dog boxes, but haven’t heard of this one made right in my back yard! I love that they don’t auto renew your subscription! That’s a great feature. My dog’s favourite toy came from a subscription box, bark box. It’s called a ‘dog egg’ and has lasted her a good three years!! It’s looking a little rough these days from all that chewing, but she loves it anyway. ;)

  • Tom

    Darwin the beagle eats all the snacks! No favourites!

  • Anju

    Paisley loves toys with squeakers that she can eventually destroy haha

  • Colette Mooney

    Fergus loves ALL treats and squeaky toys that can withstand his puppy chompers! LOL

  • Lee-Ann

    My girls love almost any treat! As for toys, Bramble loves balls, and Thornly loves sticks and tug ropes.

  • Sus and Gabriel

    Gabriel loves balls he can chew on!!

  • Andrea

    I’m excited that there’s a Edmonton-based dog box! My puppy loves the PB and Pumpkin cookies from another local business – muttmunch.

  • livi

    My boy loves squeeky toys and can play day and night with it!

  • Jamie Hudson

    My dogs love kongs with peanut butter stuffed in them :)

  • Debbie S.

    My dog loves meaty treats but also has a thing for crackers and bbq chips if anyone gives her some. She loves toys that squeak the most.

  • Zoe LeParque

    Cassi loves chicken feet and greenies. She would love to try some new treats from her very own Urban Dog Box!!

  • Chris zurburg

    Oakley would love to win an Urban Dog box prize. He LOVES anything that he can chew on and likes to try new things

  • Gary

    Daughters dog, as typical, loves bones, treats, ropes… I enjoy placing a biscuit on the tip of the nose, and she waits patiently for the “go” command. It’s not often that one can find a company that is interested in providing quality and service, for a reasonable price. This is one to watch…

  • Lisa

    Great giveaway!! I am excited to check out there booth is this weeks . Dogs loves chewy toys and my shoes cause she is teething

  • buttmuffin

    my doggie Bowie loves any treats and sqeaky toys, while Charlie loves bully sticks and stuffed animals.

    • buttmuffin

      oops i just saw i am not eligible to win, i live in the US. darn it! :)

  • Leah Koolman

    My pups favourite toy is a stuffed chewbacca that used to squeak and crinkle, and has been so loved that it no longer squeaks or crinkles. Lola makes sure to carry chewy out of her crate when she is let out every morning, it’s the sweetest thing.

  • Wanda B

    My sweet little dog likes ANY kind of treat and his favourite toys are the furry type.

  • Jen Y

    My dogs absolutely love balls and tugs. They run around trying to be the first one to fetch or drag the other dog around the yard

  • Tracy Morin

    My older dog has this rubber squeaky bone that he loves. It looks like it is from the Flintstones lol. It drives my daughter absolutely crazy when he has it. He is a lean mean squeaking machine. He doesn’t get it all the time-only as a treat.

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