Meet Jax


Eating treats, playing, and barking are the best forms of self-care.


Schnorkie (Schnauzer-Yorkie)

Bad Habit:

Expert escape artist.

Special Talent:

Ability to tolerate cold weather.

Submitted by: Apryl Alexander, PsyD/Associate Professor, University of Denver


Jax was born in Iowa and met Dr. Apryl while she was completing her postdoc in Minnesota. He has now lived in four different states but loves Colorado the most for all of its many dog parks and the frequent snow. Jax has a vibrant personality and loves nearly every animal and human he comes into contact with. He recently celebrated his 8th birthday–He typically celebrates his birthdays by coming to class at DU’s master’s in forensic psychology program and guest lectures on psychopathy.