Honesty is the best policy and size really doesn’t matter. Cliffords Taxidermy is a one man operation and has been for 22 years. Cliffords work space is roughly 220 square feet. The facts are this, when you bring your trophy of a lifetime to Cliffords, your trophy will receive the utmost care and attention to detail any taxidermist can provide. Clifford’s mammal taxidermy experience ranges anywhere from a chipmunk to a black bear. Cliffords fish taxidermy ranges from a six inch bluegill all the way to forty plus inches Atlantic Ocean Striper Bass. Cliffords bird taxidermy ranges from a pigeon to a full strutting tom turkey. If you’re just looking to have an animal hide preserved by tanning it, Cliffords Taxidermy does that too.
No matter where you live in North America, Cliffords Taxidermy can accommodate you. Cliffords accept trophy shipments of any and all species legally obtained. Proper permits and licenses are required when shipping to Cliffords Taxidermy. Cliffords will also return ship any and all finished mounts at the customer’s request.
Medical UPDATE March 2021
In June 2014 your taxidermist Clifford was diagnosed with severe onset of Osteoarthritis in both knee’s. It was not until late 2017 early 2018 when things began to go down hill for Clifford rapidly but it was not until spring of 2019 before his doctors realized it had taken over his whole body. Clifford’s Orthopedic surgeons began to question the rapid rate of deterioration and ordered further testing. By early fall 2019 with help of the Mayo Clinic it was determined and confirmed that Clifford suffered from a massive 20 year old brain tumor which was removed in early 2020. you can read more of the brain tumor story HERE
In early 2021 reconstruction of Clifford’s body began with the first surgery being a success. From relying solely on a wheel chair or walker to be able to function Clifford has graduated to being able to maneuver with just a cane while indoors. While not out of the woods yet with a second surgery scheduled for summer 2021 things have bee looking positive with Clifford returning to the shop in April 2021 while on light duty.