The Administrator from the Great White North, eh?
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Northern British Columbia
Your dog will adjust just fine. The first few days she experience colder than normal temperatures and snow, she might show some signs of being cold - lifting her feet, etc - but let her get used to it. Cold is not a problem for GSDs - for many of us who live in colder climates, the dogs love the cold and are invigorated by it. I wouldn't be concerned with it getting too cold for her unless you arrive there and you are in a cold snap with temperatures in the 0F to -23F.
I wouldn't bother with booties - let her get used to the snow. You may want to consider booties if you are going to walking her on salted roads and sidewalks though - the road salt could cause skin issues.
We get cold winters and lots of snow here, as you can imagine - because the cold winters are normal, I expect my dogs to acclimate. Usually, when if first starts to be very cold ( Like temps hiting -20C [around 0F]), they sometimes start lifting their feet up as the get cold - I don't let them dwell on it, we move! Walk briskly, play fetch, chase the flirtpole, etc. It only lasts one or two days, then they are used to it and it doesn't bother them anymore.
We get temps here in the -30's - still does not bother my GSD. We can play fetch for half and hour in that weather, and other than having frozen drool-covered balls, gloves, and dog whiskers, no problems with the cold at all.
Remember too that dogs don't feel the cold the same way we do because they don't sweat like we do - so the wind chill factor is NOT a factor for them, unless the wind is crazy strong (like riding in the open bed of a pickup truck at high-way speeds).
Just go for normal walks, play sessions, exercise sessions, she'll be fine.
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