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Emily Wade harnesses up her dogs before the start of a tour in Teton Village, Wyoming, on Dec. 11, 2020. Call of the WYld Dogsled Tours has 42 dogs total, of which many are retired race dogs. (Kayla Renie/Jackson Hole News & Guide via AP) JACKSON, Wyo. — Four years ago Abby Jacques had one dog and didn’t own a business. Now she has 42 dogs and they are her business. Jacques is in her first winter running Call of the WYld, a dog sled tour company that runs out of Teton Village. She’s not only the first woman in the county to operate a sled tour business — “as far as I know, ever,” she said — she’s by far the closest to the center of the tourism business in Jackson Hole. Her competitors are Jackson Hole Iditarod Sled Dog Tours in Granite Creek, along the Hoback Canyon, and Continental Divide Mountain Adventures, located at Togwotee. Jacques had “been around dog sledding my whole life” and worked for Continental Divide at Togwotee when she began dreaming of her own dogs and business. She had seen during the busy parts of winter that the business “turned away hundreds of people” who asked about tours just because there weren’t enough sleds and hours to give a ride to everyone who expressed an interest. She also found that being far from Jackson and offering half-day and full-day tours also cut into potential customers. So a location right in Teton Village and […]