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Posted - 08/06/2019 :  06:30:14 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
What do you use as a ceiling temp when free running? I have a yearling that wants to run flat out, like a bolt of lightening (yea!) when let out of her run. I restrict her to morning and evening, but even evening temps are still around 80. At least she does stop and drink frequently, and I keep her play time to a half hour.

Sally J. Dawson and the Mushing'dales
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Posted - 08/13/2019 :  3:48:41 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I dislike running my dogs if it's above 10C(whatever that is in Farenhiet).
That said my K9's are longhaired.
I do take them for walks inthe early morn or late eve. It gets to be 20 by 8:30-9:00 and by 2:00 it's usually about 25 to 27 by 2:00 or 3:00. It does not cool down till about midnight most of the summer. I haven't seen a dawn this summer that is below 15.
As soon as we get the home from our walk I have plenty of cold water handy for them to drink.

I think Life is Beauty waiting to be found and appreciated. mushing.
kissAnew(the long A sound) ="old man" in language of Ininiwak (Humans/People[Cree])
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