Recently we got the opportunity to try out a new quarterly subscription box designed for people AND their pets. The Nurturing Paw creates a spa experience you and your dog can enjoy together. I thought it sounded really unique, and since I am always getting stuff for just the dogs it was nice to get something I could enjoy too!
Each Nurturing Paw box is seasonal, featuring soy candles infused with essential oils, healing crystals and holistic items for both the dog and its owner, human grade dog treats, and treat recipes with organic and all natural ingredients. We received the spring box to review.
Guard Well Natural Remedy Mist
I have used this brand before, they make a lavender calming spray (which was actually included in the winter Nurturing Paw box) that worked quite well for soothing Molly’s occasional anxiety. This product is a first aid healing and wellness spray containing frankincense and other essential oils. Pugs actually got some redness and irritation in his wrinkle not long after we received this, and the Guard Well (applied with my finger to avoid his eyes) really took the redness out. So, I’m thrilled to have this on hand especially since Pugs seems to be extra sensitive to seasonal allergens.
Lemongrass Soy Candle
This smells sooo good and so springy. I can’t wait to light it up after I finish all my spring deep-cleaning. Ahhh.
Carnelian Healing Stone
I can’t say I’m a big believer in the power of crystals and stones, but hey – it can’t hurt, right? And I do love the look of them. I was that weird kid who used my souvenir money on rocks/gems on field trips for my collection. The Carnelian stone restores vitality and motivation and stimulates creativity (something I desperately need!) and apparently ancient Egyptians carried them on their person.
I am a mosquito’s dream so I definitely plan on using the included “recipe” for making my own insect repellent. The Nurturing Paw says that citronella oil can also be used to treat colds, headaches and fatigue, and can even help reduce barking when applied to your dog’s collar. They do note that large amounts of citronella oil can be toxic to dogs. I appreciate that they were clear with their warnings as some people don’t realize essential oils can be harmful even though they’re natural!
Lemongrass Bath Bar
Scented with sweet lemon and natural lemon oil with bits of real lemongrass this bath bar smells like a spa. Like the candle, it’s very invigorating and springy!
Dried Organic Lemongrass
Lemongrass has a citrus taste with a hint of ginger, and is said to be calming and relieve stress and insomnia. I know it can be brewed as an herbal tea, which is probably how I will use it seeing as I am a chronic insomniac!
Lemongrass Lip Balm
Bright and citrus, this lip balm feels great on the lips. It is smooth and has a nice “slippery” feeling, so it feels like it’s really moisturizing.
The Nurturing Paw Organic Treats
Yummy organic treats made in the USA with brown rice and oat flour, pumpkin powder, whole cranberries, coconut oil, cinnamon and whole dried eggs. They smelled delicious and the dogs gobbled them up!
Homemade Lemon Orange Treat Recipe
I love that they include a recipe for making homemade treats, although I do wish the recipe had included say the dried lemongrass to tie them together and give me another use for it. Giving options for using those ingredients for both yourself and your dog would have been a nice touch.
I really enjoyed our The Nurturing Paw experience and I think it would make an excellent gift. If you know someone who loves their dogs and is into all-natural, holistic stuff, it’s a perfect combo. Even the person who has everything can use a bit of pampering now and then. Because it’s seasonal, you’re not overwhelmed with stuff, but it’s a nice treat each quarter. You can can purchase a 1-year subscription (4 boxes) or a single box at The Nurturing Paw’s website. Use code: TNPBOX for 15% off a subscription or single box purchase!
Would you like to share the spa experience with your dogs?
Disclaimer: I received one The Nurturing Paw box free of charge in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. As always, I never recommend products I don’t fully stand behind!