Snowflake (aka Flake), the Labrador Retriever, was very surprised to hear of Colorado’s upcoming weather change. The day started with her having a grand time chasing balls and sniffing around the field. Then she overheard snow in the forecast. Snowflake was very excited. On that note, look for future posts on the adjustments we make at Colorado Top Dog and changes with our dog’s habits in the fall. One crucial practice is feeding your dog and feeding adjustments in your raw food diet, explicitly feeding guidelines vs. energy requirements. Techniques to keep your dog engaged, exercised, and content, as well as proper gear to handle Colorado’s environment and terrain change in the mountains and on the plains. As winter approaches, I’ll offer tips for mountain activities and winter sports with your dog.