Road conditions can include many strange things in the big cities. In New York there are people and dogs who get electric current through the grates, man holes and cracks in the street from old, broken and deteriorating wires that are under ground. This is particularly so in wet and snow. Best Wishes & Wags, Diane & Raven APDT#72225 http://AssistanceDogJournal.net http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Golden_Paw_ADC/ "My Assistance Dog is not my whole life, but she makes my life whole" ~D.L.Shotwell "Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened." ~Anatole France All posts are considered copyrighted by the author. You must get permission from the poster before forwarding.