MADISON TOWNSHIP — Two younger females with unique needs experienced trouble acquiring careers, so they began their personal enterprise.
Jenna Stigall and Anne Wrobleski, both of those 24, are functioning Simply Good Puppy Barkery. They make pet treats with healthful substances and donate 10% of the revenue to assist pet rescue.
Jenna was born with cerebral palsy. Anne has Williams syndrome, a scarce genetic problem characterised by progress delays ahead of and after birth.
They get support from their mothers, Sally Stigall and Cindy Wrobleski.
“The mission of the enterprise is to aid persons with disabilities and give them alternatives to master about employment,” Sally stated. “Our goal is to a single working day invite others in with us as we develop.”
They began the business in February
Jenna and Anne have been in small business considering the fact that February.
“Nancy Leach from Lacy’s Pet Emporium made the decision to retire,” Sally explained. “She questioned if the girls desired to consider in excess of the baking business enterprise.”
Basically Great Dog Barkery operates out of the Stigall house in Madison Township. The loved ones has two ovens. Batches just take at the very least two hrs to bake.
“After that, they have to dehydrate,” Jenna mentioned.
“They’re great for a yr,” Anne added.
Sally reported the treats have been analyzed and accepted. The small business is registered with the Ohio Section of Agriculture.
In addition to becoming wholesome, the treats are tasty. Simply just Great Canine Barkery presents tuna cat crackers, peanut butter pumpkin biscotti, cheddar bacon, hen biscuit and peanut butter patties.
“We do all the baking and packaging,” Sally reported.
The four ladies ended up hectic packaging at the eating space table previously this week. The company has its very own Facebook webpage and organization cards.
“My niece in South Carolina is a graphic artist,” Sally stated. “The women picked and tweaked their business symbol. They work in all factors of the business enterprise.”
Spreading the word about the ‘barkery’
Jenna and Anne have branched out to distribute the term about Simply Fantastic Puppy Barkery. They provided their wares all summer season at a farmers marketplace.
Jenna and Anne also ended up invited to Strutt Your Mutt, a fundraiser for the Humane Society of Richland County.
“We bought out,” Anne mentioned proudly.
They also attended a Enterprise Just after Hrs occasion at the Blueberry Patch and have their very own booth at the Ohio Fowl Sanctuary. The girls have been searching forward to their very first craft exhibit, Xmas in the Valley, in Bellville.
“Our girls have found it hard to obtain gainful work,” Sally claimed.
Anne worked at the City Backyard Café in Mansfield’s municipal developing until the COVID-19 pandemic strike. She was laid off and under no circumstances known as back.
Jenna has an in-household cupcake-generating company, which additional biscotti. She has a contract with the Goldberry Roasting Co. in Ashland for the latter product or service.
“For us, the dog treats have taken in excess of the cupcake small business,” Jenna mentioned with a chortle.
A lot more about the business owners
Jenna and Anne prepared to be the place they are. They graduated from significant college in 2016, Jenna from Madison and Anne from Mansfield Senior.
Both of those deferred their graduations for two a long time to make it possible for them to show up at Pioneer Job & Technological know-how Middle.
“Jenna required extra talent in the culinary department,” Sally said of her daughter.
Meanwhile, Anne examined horticulture and hospitality.
As for hobbies, Anne enjoys to browse. Jenna enjoys generating blankets, specializing in loom knitting.
Equally of them love the Food stuff Community. Jenna also is a fan of “The Andy Griffith Exhibit.” Her beloved exercise is trying new recipes with her father.
Of system, Jenna and Anne have canine. Jenna and her loved ones possess a long-haired German Shepherd and a black Goldendoodle.
Anne has a rescue doggy, Dale, so named mainly because of the position in Tennessee where by he was adopted.
Merely Excellent Doggy Barkery is getting Christmas orders and asks to get them just before Dec. 1. In addition to Facebook, individuals can connect with Jenna at 419-544-0912 or Anne at 419-610-5017, or go to [email protected]