After spending over a decade working in her own, award winning, dog bakery Donna educates Entrepreneurs in starting and operating dog treat businesses. She holds a BA from the University of Connecticut.
David has over 34 years of experience in Sales & Marketing and continues to consult small business owners to turn their businesses into successful ventures. He attended the Connecticut School of Broadcasting.
Missy is an award winning packaging graphic designer who combined her passion for packaging design and her knowledge of selling cookies, to create new and exciting cookie packaging for everyone.
Dianne has been successfully growing her award winning Market since 2009. She is an amazing resource and is passionate at helping vendors succeed by helping them to understand the ways to attract loyal customers to their booths.
Kelsey has over 5 years of Digital Marketing expertise. She graduated from Northern Arizona University and holds a Bachelors Degree. She specializes in Social Media Marketing, Business Strategies, and Search Engine Optimization
Intensive Training: 2 days full of content, guides, PDFs, baking ingredients/supplies
and assignments for you to be successful in selling dog treats at markets and events.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Water and Snacks are included each day
Dog Treats: All of the treats you make in class will be yours to take home.
Dog Treat Businesses who want to make more money selling decorated dog treats
Entrepreneurs who want to be successful at Farmers Markets and events
Bakers who have already started their business or who have their business almost up and running
Little to some decorating experience is helpful, but practice makes perfect so if you have the drive to decorate we can help you discover treat designs that sell well
Owners who are not afraid to step out of their comfort zone to achieve their dreams
Bakers who do not care what their business labels or event booth looks like
Bakers who are not passionate about succeding in their dog treat business
True beginners, this is not a how to start a dog bakery course but we do have an online course for you! Please explore our selection of virtual courses.
"The presentations were well thought out and I know the trainings will propel my business to the next level. It was also awesome to share a room with like-minded individuals."
"You guys are the rock stars of the pet industry. I now have a plethora of valuable information, it was an honor being taught by the best. I'm looking forward to coming back and learning more."
"As a future dog treat business owner, this academy was extremely helpful, informative and educational. I would recommend this academy to new and seasoned business owners."
"I am in the growth stage of my business and I felt stuck in several areas, after this training I am no longer stuck, it was just what I needed! I also got to learn more about the business aspect of my business and a better work flow."
Fairfield Inn & Suites - Enfield
Enfield has numerous places for lodging including Air bnb's. The MGM Casino in Springfield, Mass is also in driving distance if you would like to stay there.
Explore Springfield CT
If you are traveling with a friend, there is plenty of exploring and fun located across the border in nearby Springfield, Massachusetts.
The airport is only 20 minutes away from the Pastries 4 Pets Dog Treat Training Academy.
The best discount you can receive is to grab an early bird seat which is 75% off the original price. After that the price will be 50% off, so we are already giving everyone a huge discount. There will be a detailed guide emailed prior to the seminar so your guests can always enjoy day trips while you are in training.
Sorry, we will not be offering any virtual versions of this training. We might repeat the training next year but will not be able to offer the same experience unless you attend in-person.
Absolutely, just email us with "event question" in the email subject line prior to signing up to the event so we can be sure!
The trainings start at 9AM and end by 5PM est. There is also a possible Happy Hour on Friday after the last session. We are fortunate to have a wonderful winery/brewery in our complex!
For cancellations, please email us with a valid reason 30 days prior to the event so we can offer your seat to someone on our waitlist. *merchant processing fees will not be refunded, as they are not refunded to us either.
*Speakers are subject to changing
You will leave the training with everything you need to improve your business branding through packaging and event booth displays. Afterwards it will be up to you to apply everything you learned, remember, what you put into your business is what you get out of your business.
Seats are limited to 12 students and fill up quickly, invest in yourself today!