Wind, cold, chunk, and sharp ski edges

Julie and I took the dogs and met up with Colleen and Steve and their two german shepherds. We skinned up the Apron and skied down in very cold windy conditions on chunky, funky snow. The delightful pow was mostly gone. On the way down Mad got too close and slice -- she took a substantive ski cut to the front left leg. I wrapped up the wound, and we finished skiing. A quick trip to the vet, resulted in a drugged out Mad with 7 (or more) staples. She'll be fine in a week or so, assuming we can keep her mellow enough not to rip them out in the meantime. Be careful out there and don't forget a first aid kit!

The patient