Suzanne Clothier’s Blog

February 22, 2015

On Thanksgiving Eve

The door slams, over and over as John rushes in and out, trying to make our world a better place. In each slam, I hear the […]
February 22, 2015

Outdated Theories & Anti-Depressants

Veterinary medicine often parallels but lags behind human medicine. In the field of treating emotional and mental disorders ranging from anxiety to OCD to depression, veterinary […]
February 22, 2015

Positive Reinforcement & Cesar Milan?

Here' s a chance to provide some positive reinforcement to a reporter who dared to question whether the Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan is really the greatest […]
February 22, 2015

Privacy & Expectations

JD Salinger died today. The author of The Catcher in the Rye, he was once acclaimed as an “important writer.” All sorts of fame and fortune […]
February 22, 2015

Pushing Past

Spring has truly sprung here. The resident woodcocks are back, winging their way around the farm in relentless circling flights, making the noise that long ago […]
February 22, 2015

Quality of Connection Leads

Winter is a time for creativity, new projects, planning and making things happen. I’m pleased to announce that one of the winter projects is now ready […]
February 22, 2015

Rachel Alexandra Runs Like A Girl!

I spent September 5th at the grand old Saratoga racetrack. Though I watched almost every race on the card that, I had gone with one sole […]
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 […]
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 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: 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

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, […]