Ice covered rocks; snow on the ground; layers of clothes; limited skin exposed to the air … and a spiked coffee as soon as I get home. Winter has arrived at last! What is there not to love about S. Ontario?
Of course there are “some of us” who have a double layer and fitted fur coat, and also expect to be taken out to sniff trees, hydrants, walls, light posts, road sign posts and other objects that are pee targets … regardless of the temperature (about -20C when this pic was taken on Monday).
Some of you will notice that he has boots on. He doesn’t like them, but adjusts very quickly once his nose takes charge of the walk. At least he does not get the pain from salt crystals being jammed between his pads, or the burning sensation of salt on his paws!