Dog treat business looks to help kids with disabilities enter workforce

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AUGUSTA, Wis. (WEAU) -- An Eau Claire high school student who has cerebral palsy started a business that's not only feeding dogs delicious treats, but it's also about helping others.

Nicholas Napolitano is a sophomore at Memorial High School. His love for baking and his dog "Hemi" is what fueled launching his business "Nick's Dog Treats" last year.

Now he and his mom, Jennifer, bake and ship treats all across the country.

In the future, the two hope the business will grow into a way to help others.

“My ultimate goal is to someday have a shop with where kids in high school who have disabilities can get job experience, and have a place to work after graduation,” says Hinze.

“I'm really proud about doing it,” says Nick.

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