The Lake Tahoe water temperature stays at a constant 39 degrees, and as you can see Qori had no problem swimming for pine cones! He also loved playing in the snow, but has sensitive paw pads since he's a "city dog", and I had to cut the fun short when I spied red blotches of snow.
He's OK now, but this is not the first time. I've learned my lesson, and he will be sporting fashionable boots at our next great outdoor adventure. No matter how much he protests.
I think he finally accepted that these other dogs are