It has been below zero here for a week now and no end in sight! My girl is going crazy and so am I. We are up at 7:00 get the kids to school, she goes with me and back home. Play time starts, then we train for 30-45 mins., after that she starts to lose interest. We train morning and afternoon. she knows all the basics, sit, down, wait, stand (i say up), heel, (great inside, still working in public with distractions), come, (needs work on recall- big priority), high five, bang bang (plays dead). Then she just wants to go out. Like I said it has been below freezing. We do go out in the yard and play for maybe 10 mins., but that is all I will allow since the temps are so bad. We get back in and she is immediately scratching at the door. Which also is making me crazy, she used to just whine to go out, now we have scratching. Not happy about that, so any help with that problem would be appreciated, as well. I do work from home so I need to kennel her a couple of hours a day, but don't want to more than necessary. Would like her to be able to have down time out of kennel. Anyway, I am considering getting a treadmill. What are pros and cons? Sorry so long!