Suzanne Clothier’s Blog

February 21, 2016

Ebert & Stewart on Dogs

On a fine snowy day, looking at one of my dogs who nearly died on Feb 8, contemplating the joys and heartbreaks of dogs, it seems […]
February 21, 2016

Dr. Lickerman’s “How To Be Great” blog post

I don’t read a lot of blogs, but the few that I do are ones that offer food for thought. Dr. Alex Lickerman’s Happiness in This […]
February 21, 2016

Dr. Dunbar’s Generous Offer

As if Dr. Ian Dunbar hasn’t given enough to dog lovers & dogs everywhere, January brings a wonderful offer of his book, “After You Get Your […]
February 21, 2016

Cheetahs on the edge – director’s cut

Many years ago, I was fortunate enough to spend a few minutes meeting a cheetah up close and personal. What I remember with delight is the […]
February 21, 2016

Caring for Others

Here’s a powerful thought from Edith Windsor: “If you really care about the quality of somebody’s life as much as you care about the quality of […]
February 21, 2016

By A Whisker

A recent article in Science News simply blew me away: for rats who had strokes induced, the simple stimulation of a single whisker proved sufficient to […]
February 21, 2016

Acceptance

Recently, I was contacted by Shambhala Sun magazine with a series of questions they asked me to answer for their blog, SunSpace. Interesting to have them […]
February 21, 2016

A Simple Gift of Immeasurable Greatness

For quite a few years now, I've had a special friend that I only saw from time to time - Sara Kiss. Sara was a lovely […]
February 21, 2016

A Shelter Story – CARAT

From my Canadian friend & fellow trainer Catherine Thomas, an interesting look at the value of CARAT in animal shelter placements. Enjoy – Suzanne A guest […]
February 21, 2016

A Scarlet Macaw’s Lessons in Honesty

“The truth needs so little rehearsal.”  (Barbara Kingsolver) In this one simple sentence, Kingsolver sums up not just the value of honesty, but defines why the […]
February 21, 2016

A Reader’s Comments

A while ago, I received an email from a reader who took issue with my opinion re: Jean Donaldson’s teaching her dog Buffy to hump her […]
February 21, 2016

A quick review of Dogs of All Nations, 1915

Dogs of All Nations, 1915 Once again, a tip from my good friend Ginny leads me to a very interesting book, this time one from 1915. […]