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How My Daughter With Down Syndrome Became a Successful Entrepreneur

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Gracie Jagler, a young entrepreneur with Down syndrome, is achieving success with her company Gracie’s Doggie Delights.

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This Young Entrepreneur Has One Goal, to Make Dogs Happy.

Grace Jagler, who has Down syndrome, had difficulty finding a job she’d enjoy.

Grace’s family had her focus on her passions instead.

She loves the family’s three rescue Schnauzers and giving them treats.

Originally, Grace planned to work at a butcher who makes freeze-dried treats.

But having Grace be her own boss would allow her to work at her own pace and hours.

Gracie’s Doggie Delights was born and now has thousands of online customers and two dozen retail locations.

Grace runs day-to-day operations by weighing, packaging, labeling and assembling orders.

By running the pet treat company, Gracie is succeeding in her goal — to make dogs happy.

Grace looks at the photos of her “G-dogs” nightly from thousands of customers.

“We can’t wait to see what the future will bring.” – John Jagler, Father

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Article by John Jagler

Originally published: April 20, 2017
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