Join Date: Apr 2009
Dogs Name: Richter; Sypha; RIP Shanoa & Simon
Titles: Richter: CAA L1V NW1 L1I L1E L1C NW2 L2V ACT1 RATI WAC; Sypha: NW1 NW2 L1C L1V L1E RATI SOG WAC
Dogs Age: d.o.b. 7/13/2012; d.o.b. 12/6/2015
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Cold climate Doberman owners...
I'm sure it's been done before, but those of you in cold climates, please share your winter/cold activities for keeping your dog exercised.
Shanoa and I will still bike if it's above about 15 degrees F and the roads are clear. However, it's a much shorter ride than we do in the summer. We use the dog park a lot more in the winter, because there aren't many people there. She will play with the Chuck It to help tire her out.
We also do indoor training activities in the house, just short little sessions to get her mind tired out.
I would love more ideas. I think I may have gotten her to accustomed to a lot of activity in the summer, and it's hard to match it in the winter when it's below freezing, snowy and covered in ice.
I'd love to hear any ideas from those of you who also live in cold, snowy areas. Shanoa does have a couple of coats, so I can keep her reasonably warm. On very, very cold days we just cannot go outside, for both our sakes. I have a treadmill and I can use that with her, although it's not her favorite thing.