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Well to most, training is at a halt till the weather breaks and the snow diminishes. You have to ask yourself if your a fair weather trainer or will you be hunting your dog in snow? I agree that it is hard to get a whole lot of work on birds because of deep snow but I think we still should be working our dogs on basic commands and limiting the time they are outside. One thing to keep an eye on is the dogs paws. Especially if it is a young pup. With this deep snow the pup has a tendancy to get frost bite on those paws. Even older dogs will start to get tender paws and then eventually get frost bite. I recommend working the dogs in mid afternoon and keeping sessions short and to the point. Because I don't see the snow leaving us for a few days and we all like to keep working on our dogs to make them better. Have fun and keep the dogs safety in mind.

Greg Agee
 
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