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Male Join date : 2013-11-11
Location : Miamisburg

PostSubject: Snow day!!!   Fri Dec 06, 2013 8:00 pm

In ohio we got a couple of inches of snow (so far) which Kemba loved more than me naturally. So I decided that he would like to go out for a run in it. Kemba after the run in the snow.

So this brings me to the question of what gear do you use to get out in the snow (human or dog) and not get wet and miserably cold? Also what activities do you do with your dog in the snow?
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Female Join date : 2013-06-17
Location : Maine

PostSubject: Re: Snow day!!!   Fri Dec 06, 2013 8:18 pm

I have North Face everything cause I'm a crazy North Face junkie and that always keeps me really dry plus it literally lasts forever, so thats always great when things are expensive!

We haven't done a lot in the snow in the recent couple of years rather then just doing long walks in it, but this year I have a 75 ft long lead and that way they can kind of explore and not have to be right next to me, and then I actually am taking Monday off (its the day the snow is supposed to finally get to us) and we are going to try skijoring, which I am beyond excited for. I would suggest that if you have paths around you. As far as gear for the dogs, I use Musher's secret for their paws (so snow doesn't build up) and then just let them go outside.
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Join date : 2013-04-17
Location : South East Wisconsin!

PostSubject: Re: Snow day!!!   Fri Dec 06, 2013 9:19 pm

My personal favorite is Skijor, next would be the kick sled. Maya hasn't needed any "extra" gear over what she came with, but last year was mild so who knows. I combat the paw snowballs by keeping the hair cut short. This year I will be adding a loaner dog that is not mostly Husky so she may need booties or mushers secret for her paws. Real cold she may need a belly warmer or coat.
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