Yeti's journey around the country

By Jennifer Stoeckl, MAT - Dire Wolf Project CEO, April 1, 2024
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Jay departed on the latest DireWolf Express trip with the two siblings from the Giants Litter, Anak and Elatha, this morning.

He named it the “Solar Eclipse Trip” because he is going to be in the midwest during the solar eclipse, which he would otherwise not be able to see.

But, a DireWolf Express trip would not be the same without Yeti, Jay’s beloved companion.

So… along with Anak and Elatha, Yeti has now embarked on an adventure of a lifetime.

With her best human friend by her side, she settled into a cozy spot right next to Jay, spanning the passenger seat and middle console of the car.

While Yeti's head rests comfortably on Jay's lap, their bond will be strengthened by the miles they travel together.

To keep her entertained during the journey, Jay made sure Yeti had her favorite stuffed alligator to chew on during the trip.

As our new 2022 Chrysler Pacifica makes its way to the first destination, Yeti, ever the intrepid explorer, soaks in the sights and sounds of the world outside.

Her senses heightened by the thrill of the open road.

Along the way, Yeti has already gained invaluable real-world experience, encountering new sights and sounds that piqued her curiosity.

When they stopped just over the Oregon border, a garbage truck operator drove by.

Yeti watched with keen interest as the cans were lifted into the back of the truck, her inquisitive gaze taking in every detail.

But it isn’t just the sights that captivate Yeti—her charming demeanor also catches the attention of anyone they encounter at stops along the way.

With her dashing good looks and irresistible charm, Yeti greets people with a friendly wag of her tail, leaving a lasting impression wherever she goes.

Another true ambassador for the breed is blossoming.

When Jay stopped for the night at a Love’s Travel Stop, Yeti found warmth and comfort next to Jay on the cot in the back.

She nestles close to him as they rest under the starry sky.

Meanwhile, the two puppy siblings snuggle together in their crate, their bond strengthened by the shared warmth of their familiar companionship.

For Jay, these moments spent with Yeti are more than just a journey—they are a chance to share the wonders of the world with his faithful companion and create cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

And as they continue on their adventure together today, I am sure Jay can’t help but feel grateful for the opportunity to experience life's joys with his beloved Yeti by his side.

What an inseparable pair!

If you want to follow Jay Stoeckl, Yeti, Anak, and Elatha on their journey around the country, all you have to do is download the free PolarSteps app and follow Jay Stoeckl.

And, if you want to have that loving bond with a wonderful dog that cherishes each moment with you, if you are on our waiting list there are two more weeks to go active for the Luck of the Irish litter.

If you are not on our waiting list yet, you can apply using the link below:

Jennifer Stoeckl is the co-founder of the Dire Wolf Project, founder of the DireWolf Guardians American Dirus Dog Training Program, and owner/operator of DireWolf Dogs of Vallecito. She lives in the beautiful inland northwest among the Ponderosa pine forests with her pack of American Dirus dogs.