In Mickey's mind, he's the youthful Ranch Manager, responsible for all things Moondance. In reality, he's an older dog who should stay in the nice warm house on these cold mornings. We've reached a compromise. He's coming to the barn to supervise chores, but he's wearing his blanket just like the horses do. And he's learned "mat", which means get-on-your-mat-and-warm-up.
He's plugged in.
But Mickey, I'm telling you, when it gets really cold this winter,