PawsAbilites, Olathe-based pet store, provides work experience for those with developmental disabilities

Pawsabilities

Olathe-based PawsAbilities runs a skills training and job placement program for people with disabilities in the greater Kansas City metro. At the dog bakery, students learn job-related skills, such as selling hand-made products at the store and farmers markets, to prepare them for the workforce. Image via PawsAbilities Facebook page.

From the outside, PawsAbilities may look like nothing more than just your average local pet store, but this shop is so much greater than just a simple dog bakery.

Located at 2073 E. Santa Fe St. in Olathe, PawsAbilities runs a skills training and job placement program for people with disabilities in the greater Kansas City metro.