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About Arin's Good Girl Dog Treats

Arin's Good Girl Dog Treats is a pioneering nonprofit committed to fostering inclusivity and providing meaningful job opportunities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Founded by Arin and her dedicated team, we specialize in crafting delectable, all-natural dog treats in three irresistible flavors: Pumpkin Peanut Butter, Cheese and Turkey Bacon, and Dragon Slayer for fresh breath.


Our Mission

At Arin's Good Girl Dog Treats, our mission is two-fold: to produce top-quality, all-natural dog treats that prioritize the health and happiness of our four-legged friends, and to cultivate a more inclusive society by offering career development and employment opportunities to individuals with disabilities. Through our innovative approach, we aim to empower our team members, highlight their capabilities, and foster a more inclusive community.



Since our inception, Arin's Good Girl Dog Treats has made a significant impact on the community. Our Executive Director, Talia Wucherer, recently took the stage at SEED20 to pitch Arin's Good Girl Dog Treats to the community. We were honored to receive the 2nd place People's Choice Award, which came with a prize of $7,000. This recognition underscores the value of our mission and the positive change we're creating.


Get Involved

Join us in our mission to promote inclusivity and support individuals with disabilities by getting involved with Arin's Good Girl Dog Treats. Whether you're interested in purchasing our delicious treats, volunteering with our team, or supporting us through donations or partnerships, there are many ways to make a difference. Together, we can create a more inclusive society where everyone has the opportunity to thrive.


About Social Venture Partners, Charlotte

Social Venture Partners (SVP) Charlotte is a leading organization dedicated to driving social change and innovation in our community. Through their invaluable resources, mentorship, and support, nonprofits like AGGDT are empowered to make a lasting impact. With SVP's guidance, we've refined our approach and amplified our mission to create positive change.


AGGDT's Innovative Approach:

At Arin's Good Girl Dog Treats, we're passionate about not only providing high-quality treats for our furry friends but also about creating opportunities for employment and empowerment within our community. We utilize Universal Design Principles to ensure that everyone, regardless of ability, has access to meaningful employment opportunities.

Through our innovative approach, we're not just solving community issues; we're transforming lives. By fostering inclusivity and embracing diversity, we're paving the way for a more equitable and accessible future.

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Listen Fran Marie's podcast about Arin’s Good Girl Dog Treats Wins Big at SVP’s SEED20  Event

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