It’s Tater’s second week in Jackson Hole and while he still looks like a tiny puppy he is growing up fast. Last week, Tater played in snow for the first time. This week, Sir Tater Tot of the Tetons was introduced to skiing.
Teaching a puppy to be a rescue dog is a lot of work. Tater’s owner and JHMR Ski Patroller, Bob, is excited about the challenge.
Puppies are notoriously curious and ready to adapt. Before all the snow melts, Bob wanted to familiarize Tater with skis and all of the equipment. Here he is checking out skins for the first time.
Bob and Tater have already established an amazing bond. At just nine weeks old, Tater is practically potty trained and loyally follows Bob everywhere.
Here is Tater’s game face. Distinguished, serious and ready to serve.
After an hour on Teton Pass, Tater is worn out and it’s back to the Jeep for a little food and a nap. For more Tater photo updates follow @jacksonhole on Instagram where he is often featured.