Suzanne Clothier’s Blog

February 22, 2014

When Is a Refrigerator Like a Morgue?

At a farm show many years ago, I came across Nok Out, an odor eliminator which is better than anything I’ve ever seen (and believe me, […]
February 22, 2014

What’s Coming?

Life being the ultimate rollercoaster, it’s never dull around here. As noted in the last post, 2010 has been a year where the winds of change […]
February 22, 2014

Weeds

“I wish there were no weeds in our garden!” But as I plucked the offending plants, I realized that my weed-free fantasy would not be a […]
February 22, 2014

Wag It Games are great!

A fine summer day. People laughing, dogs smiling and wagging their tails. Green grass, blue sky, fluffy white clouds, the whole gorgeous cliche. Add an enthusiastic […]
February 22, 2014

TSA closing breeding center

An email came in this morning from the PennVet Working Dog Center, noting that the TSA will be closing its Canine Breeding & Development Center in […]
February 22, 2014

The Wulf-Spiders arrive!

It’s going to be a great summer, with a brand new litter of four pups to raise and enjoy. On June 19, our lovely girl Spider […]
February 22, 2014

The Stonecutter’s work

A woman showed up at one of my seminars and literally spent most of the first day arguing with me on nearly every point. Or, more […]
February 22, 2014

The Sable Six Arrive

Our lovely girl Spider is clearly a dog who believes in efficiency. After a pleasant visit to the vet’s this morning for x-rays, she came home […]
February 22, 2014

The Pig Chase game

As someone who has lived with pigs for the last 13 years, I have to say they never fail to amuse, delight and most of all, […]
February 22, 2014

The Guilty French

I made an interesting discovery while looking through Small Animal Clinical Nutrition (a must have for serious students of the dog). Found this explanation of why […]
February 22, 2014

The Fifth Season

Our farm is situated in upper New York state, in the beautiful Mohawk Valley that features rolling hills, trees, fields and of course, the Mohawk River […]
February 22, 2014

The Day Dinner Came Early

Looks like winter’s grip on the farm is loosening. The redwinged blackbirds are back, staking out their territories with their distinctive calls. I saw a killdeer […]