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I have a general question about snow. Dionna is now one years old. When we first brought her home, we only had her for a few weeks and then the snowmagedon hit--two back to back blizzards that each dumped over one foot of snow (more like 2 feet each time). Because she was a puppy, we really protected her and did not take her out much but when we did, she loved the snow.

Now we are having snow again. Tonight it is snowing and we already have a few inches. A few weeks ago, we had some snow and I took her out on our deck and she had a blast--running, hopping, making happy grunting noises. She just loved it. I noticed that she also sniffed and even ate some of the snow. I want to take her out on the deck tomorrow but wanted to know if there is any concern about the snow eating? We have a large deck and I am hoping it is ok for her to romp around out there. I also want to take her in the backyard but she just loves the deck and will even give her signal that she is wanting to go out there--she will just sit and stare at the door and then look at me and then at the door, over and over.

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Bwahahahaha! Snow? You are worried about snow? Jack eats poop. I flicked a dead mouse out of his mouth last Friday. Snow okay, poop bad.

Unless, of course you have put rock salt or ice melt down. Then she can't eat it and it may burn her pads. You will have to wipe her feet if you use ice melt. There is pet-friendly ice-melt, supposedly.

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You must live near me. We had that crazy snow last year. We had mazes dug through the backyard for the dogs to go outside, get exercise and do their business. We are getting more snow tonight too. Mine eat snow. I let them, but they don't eat too much of it. Hope she has fun and enjoys the white stuff. Snowballs on their fur is no fun to clean up, so get ready. I rinse them in the bathtub or the kitchen sink if they get too bad.


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Ugh! Ugh! Ugh! I hate this snow, but the dogs love it. I wouldn't worry about her eating some. She'll have a ball.

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Bwahahahaha! Snow? You are worried about snow? Jack eats poop. I flicked a dead mouse out of his mouth last Friday. Snow okay, poop bad.

Unless, of course you have put rock salt or ice melt down. Then she can't eat it and it may burn her pads. You will have to wipe her feet if you use ice melt. There is pet-friendly ice-melt, supposedly.


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Snow! In the south we usually only get small amounts each winter. So far, we've been in two major storms and several minor events. When I take Javy out he runs, hops, eats it and tinkles everywhere. The problem is he comes in the house with ice stuck all over his fur. What a mess! It was so bad today that I just gave him a bath when he came inside. He will use a litter box so I think that's what we'll do until this stuff goes away. How many days until spring?

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I saw the snow in the south on the news today. I got a giggle though, I'll try and remember to take some pics tomorrow and show you our version of snow. Keep warm everyone!!!


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I have a general question about snow. Dionna is now one years old. When we first brought her home, we only had her for a few weeks and then the snowmagedon hit--two back to back blizzards that each dumped over one foot of snow (more like 2 feet each time). Because she was a puppy, we really protected her and did not take her out much but when we did, she loved the snow.

Now we are having snow again. Tonight it is snowing and we already have a few inches. A few weeks ago, we had some snow and I took her out on our deck and she had a blast--running, hopping, making happy grunting noises. She just loved it. I noticed that she also sniffed and even ate some of the snow. I want to take her out on the deck tomorrow but wanted to know if there is any concern about the snow eating? We have a large deck and I am hoping it is ok for her to romp around out there. I also want to take her in the backyard but she just loves the deck and will even give her signal that she is wanting to go out there--she will just sit and stare at the door and then look at me and then at the door, over and over.

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Yeah, kids eat snow (even though their mothers don't like it!) dogs eat snow... doesn't hurt either one unless there is a chance of hypothermia. If you let her in when she asks, she'll be absolutely fine!


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We're getting buried this morning! It's higher than Kodi already, and we're just getting started. Not nice, fluffy snow, either... the heavy, sticky stuff. It LOOKS really pretty though!


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I might have to drive to the snow! I love snow and I was one of those kids that ate it. I even made snow cones!

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