Suzanne Clothier’s Blog

February 22, 2014

Springing, Freshening

In the lexicon of farmers who spend their days with cattle, there are poetic descriptions. A first time mother-to-be is a “springing heifer.” A cow with […]
February 22, 2014

Snow Blind, I See More

The snow is fiercely beautiful in its silent demand that we abandon our restless, hurtling ways of moving too quickly through the moments, always racing elsewhere […]
February 22, 2014

Seminar season begins soon!

While I’m enjoying a winter respite, which happily includes snow, many birds at the feeders, and the luxury of not seeing any airports for while, it’s […]
February 22, 2014

See the Dog revisited as See the Horse

There’s a really wonderful blog – Spellbound – written by a trainer, Jen. This is a thoughtful trainer, who really thinks about what she is doing, […]
February 22, 2014

REVIEW: The Family Dog

From the moment you land on the home page, it is clear how much effort and attention to detail went into creating The Family Dog. Trainers […]
February 22, 2014

Research Projects Need Support

The Morris Animal Foundation’s website offers a great opportunity to see what research is being done, and to support any of the programs that interest you. […]
February 22, 2014

Remembering Rudy

Rudy de Meester, Nov 7, 1953 – Oct 28, 2012   Some people are electric in their presence, their eyes lit by a life fire that […]
February 22, 2014

Remembering Charlotte

I’m telling you – you haven’t lived until you’ve stretched out in fresh sweet hay next to a friendly pig and wrapped yourself around her warm, […]
February 22, 2014

Recommended: The Raptors, Duncan, British Columbia

Before I began teaching in British Columbia in mid-June, I had a day to be a tourist. I used the opportunity to visit The Raptors in […]
February 22, 2014

RECOMMENDED: The Honest Kitchen Pet Foods

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED As someone who has raised her dogs on home prepared food since 1981 (Lord, I am getting old!), I’ve still kept an eye on […]
February 22, 2014

Recommended Reading on CONFIDENCE & LEARNING

Recommended reading: MAKE IT STICK: The Science of Successful Learning by Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger III, Mark A. McDaniel. From two experts in learning, […]
February 21, 2015

Hawks Hunt’s Laughing Waters – “Bee”

On Monday, Dec. 14, our dear old girl Bee headed out for her evening walk with John, feeling happy & good, her daughter, son and granddaughter […]