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  1. Howdy all ~ Well, it's -5 at our place, (hour + south of Reno) and even colder in other parts. Ain't NObody here going outside unless we have to. It's got me to thinking ... What do folks regard as too cold to work dogs? One problem we can have here is that it will snow, partly melt and then freeze, making bad footing for both dogs and sheep. My two nearest sheepdogging friends and I figure there's no point in risking a cruciate tear or other pulled-muscle-etc injury, so we just wait it out. But what about when the footing may be okay but temps are say, 5 or 10 at night and 20-25 during the day? Do people here still work dogs? Am I justified in worrying about the animals (dogs and sheep) sucking down freezing air during the physical exertion of training? I know sled dogs work in all weather and farmers have to take their dogs to do jobs when it's not good out, but training can be fairly intense activity, and I am concerned about the effects of that kind of cold on their lungs and even the dogs' paws. What are your opinions? Discuss! Frozedly yours, Gloria
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