Life after Energizer keeps going and going: Bow Wow Barber offers mobile pet grooming

Posted September 12, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Editor’s note: this is the first in a series about former Energizer employees who have become entrepreneurs since the plant’s closing.

Jennifer Lynch pulls her forest green mini bus right up to the front door and hops out ready to groom Bella, a cute Maltese.

Normally timid around others, Bella gave her new groomer a few kisses after her trim.

It’s a familiar scene happening all over Northwest Missouri and Southwest Iowa, from Maryville to Skidmore and Bedford to

After working at Energizer for over 13 years, Jennifer Lynch opened Bow Wow Barber following the closing of the Maryville plant.


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