Ryan Kelly and his mother Daniela went on Shark Tank to pitch Ryan’s fresh-baked dog treat business, Ryan’s Barkery. The 11-year-old was one of the youngest entrepreneurs to get a deal on the show (with Barbara Corcoran). Since the show, Ryan changed the name of the company to Ry’s Ruffery. No official explanation was given. Maybe a conflict with another company -- or maybe the new name is meant to emphasize that the dog treats are now grain-free. They come in Peanut Butter, Cheddar and Pumpkin-Apple. (One 8 oz. bag goes for $9.50.)
Barbara Corcoran will visit Ryan on the Shark Tank spin-off show Beyond the Tank. Corcoran wants to help keep Ry’s Ruffery on track particularly after learning that Ryan’s mother, who handles the backend of the business, suffered two strokes. Beyond the Tank airs Fridays at 9pm on ABC.
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