Pet Connections, a division of Ontario ARC, announced today that two of its BAD DOG™ Retail products, BAD DOG Shampoo and BAD DOG Bites are now available on the shelves at Wegmans stores in Canandaigua, Geneva, and Ithaca, NY.
“We are thrilled to partner with Wegmans and offer our products for dog lovers in Canandaigua, Geneva, and Ithaca Wegmans. Every BAD DOG product is prepared with care and customers should know that their purchase positively impacts the quality of life for people with disabilities right here in Ontario County,” said Ann Scheetz, Executive Director at Ontario ARC.
BAD DOG is a non-profit social enterprise that offers a variety of paid employment opportunities for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. Both BAD DOG Shampoo and BAD DOG Bites are packaged and shipped by people with disabilities, and all proceeds from the sale of these products are reinvested into Pet Connections and Ontario ARC.
BAD DOG Shampoo is made in Canandaigua, NY with a special pH balanced recipe including aloe and proteins that will leave your dog’s coat healthy, clean and smelling fresh.
The newest addition to the BAD DOG Retail line, BAD DOG Bites dog biscuits are handmade by Delightfully Delicious in Rochester, New York. These Organic Sweet Potato gourmet biscuits are made with only the finest human grade US sourced ingredients and are full of valuable nutrients for customers’ canine companions.
Pet Connections is a unique program that connects animals and people with disabilities. Created in 2012, Pet Connections offers a variety of services based on animal-assisted activities, animal-assisted therapy, and animal-assisted education. Innovative and groundbreaking, Pet Connections creates new opportunities in employment, social skill and self-esteem building for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. To learn more about Pet Connections, visit http://ontarioarc.org/pet-connections/.