Suzanne Clothier’s Blog

November 4, 2017

SWIFT RETURN – Your Dog is Lost? What to do

Way back in the early 90s, on a snowy day in January, two of my dogs got out of our yard and disappeared into the rural […]
February 13, 2017

Your Aggression, Dog’s Aggression

From the University of Pennsylvania comes an interesting new study that actually looks at how an owner's aggressive behavior affects a dog's aggressive behavior. Not too […]
February 21, 2016

A Little Food for Thought Goes the Wrong Way

Sputter, choke, gasp, blurp! That’s the sound of a little bit of information going the wrong way. It is my own fault. Long enamored of factoids, […]
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

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, 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

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 […]