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November 29, 2017 – The “most wonderful time of year” can be a stressful time for many humans. According to a new survey released today by BarkBox, the monthly box of toys and treats for dogs and their people, many Americans find solace from the dizzying array of holiday demands and longer visits with extended […]
November 28, 2017 – In honor of Giving Tuesday, BarkBox is donating $10 to The Sato Project for every new subscription started on November 28th. Since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, The Sato Project has rescued and started to rehabilitate over 300 local dogs. The organization has been helping pups long before this year, saving over 2,000 dogs’ lives since […]
September 27, 2017 – In celebration of Adopt a Shelter Dog Month in October, BARK unveiled Sia’s Lickalike – a new limited-edition BARK Original dog toy in partnership with singer-songwriter, Sia. For every Lickalike toy purchased, BARK will donate all profits to Animal Haven’s Recovery Road. BARK customers and Sia fans can buy the toy […]
August 9, 2017 – Ok, big news folks: starting on August 13, you can find our BARK Original toys and all-natural snacks in every Target and on Target.com. This is our first retail partnership, and boy are we excited. Target will carry four BARK collections, plus an always-changing assortment of seasonal collections. You can […]
July 18, 2017 – BARK recently launched Lights Camera Bark – a new collection of Pose & Play toys that double as props with a unique design that makes it easy to get the perfect pic of your pup. In addition to helping your pups rack up the likes, we teamed up with a few shelters to create a unique […]
March 16, 2017 – Bark & Co, the company behind BarkBox and BarkShop, today announced plans to add an estimated 125 employees to its Columbus-based pupstomer service team over the next twelve months. The planned new hires will double the current headcount and footprint at Bark & Co’s Downtown office in the Carlile Building. With […]
Part II of BarkBox’s Dog Parent Study reveals how dog-obsessed America behaves online January 11, 2017 – The signs of dog obsession among American humans are not that hard to spot – especially on social media. According to a new study released today by BarkBox, dogs are flooding the pages and feeds of their people, and some pups even have their own feeds. […]
December 14, 2016 – For all kinds of reasons, many dog people would rather hang out with dogs than other humans. That’s why today we’re launching the first-ever “dog bot” on Twitter, allowing humans to get answers to frequently asked questions about BarkBox in a private direct message conversation with a well-behaved and incredibly helpful digital […]
November 28, 2016 – Bark & Co is giving back this #GivingTuesday. For every human that gets their dog some goodies, we’ll give $10 to dogs in need! Ten dog rescues around the U.S. will benefit from Bark & Co’s #GivingTuesday campaign, which will donate $10 for new BarkBox subscriptions (6- or 12-month plans only) or […]
BarkBox Dog Parent Study uncovers surprising, hilarious, and selfless ways today’s generation of dog parents do life with their dearly loved pups November 16, 2016 – Life is better with dogs. Not only because they’re adorable weirdos, but because they make their people better. Nearly all (93%) dog parents in the U.S. say their […]
Over the summer, BarkShop.com launched #DestroyersClub, which lets you earn more toys the more your dog destroys. And in August, we hosted the #DestroyersClub 365 Days of Toys sweepstakes where one lucky pup won a year’s supply of toys from BarkShop. Here’s the story behind our grand prize winner, @Palsgraf the pup! Behind every great Destroyer […]
Bark & Co. has finally tapped the humans at BarkPost to put into words and photographs, the first official BarkBook, capturing the depth, spirit, and power of the extraordinary bond between humans and their pups. Community-sourced and filled with never-before-told anecdotes, stories, photos, and intimate insights, Dogs and Their People was released on October 18th, 2016 and […]
On June 6, 2016, Bark & Co launched a week-long experiment called BarkShop Live, a new retail experience that lets dogs do the shopping. When a dogs played in the specially-designed space, a vest talked with sensors in all the toys and our mobile app, allowing their humans to see what their dog liked, disliked, […]
On May 17, 2016, Bark & Co announced $60 million in new funding to grow and expand our offerings for dogs and their people. For more details, check out our press release here.