Made In Montana
Jill Gibbs makes a batch of her heart-shaped dog treats in her Billings home.
Jill Gibbs makes a batch of Jillcookies, dog treats that are available in 16 flavors, in her Billings home.
Jill Gibbs takes a batch of her dog treats out of the oven in her Billings home. The heart-shaped snacks are made from flour, oil and water, plus shredded veggies or fruit or other goodies.
Bags of Jillcookies feature the Made in Montana sticker. Jill Gibbs’ business plan is as organic as the dog treats she sells, marketing mostly word-of-mouth through Facebook and sales to friends at dog shows.
For a decade, Jill Gibbs has spent her free time after her full-time job making all-natural dog treats — Jillcookies — at her Billings home.
A batch of Jillcookies is pulled fresh from the oven.
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