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Winter is hard

Posted by Erika Barthelmess,
North Country explorer from Canton, NY
April 4, 2017

Walking with the dogs often means missing things - birds fly before you can see them, animals hide, etc. But when seeing something requires a better nose, having a dog along can help. Winter can be hard on wildlife - and finding this racoon was proof of that. Not everyone makes it through each year.